Gail Thomas

    Gail Thomas, Ph.D., served as President and CEO of  The Trinity Trust Foundation in Dallas to remake the Trinity River Corridor. She is Co-founder and a Founding Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture and served as its Director for seventeen years. Dr. Thomas’ life work has been the study and transformation of cities. For over thirty years she has conducted seminars and conferences on cities and city life. She began in 1982 a series of conferences called What Makes a City?, attended by city planners, artists, scientists, poets, teachers, and business and civic leaders. She was instrumental in the creation of Pegasus Plaza in downtown Dallas and co-chaired the Dallas Millennium Project to restore Dallas’ icon, Pegasus, the Flying Red Horse. For the Trinity project, her efforts helped inspire the design of and the philanthropic gifts for Dallas’ two Santiago Calatrava bridges. Her book Healing Pandora: The Restoration of Hope and Abundance was released in 2009. Her other books include: Stirrings of Culture, with Robert Sardello; Images of the Untouched, with Joanne Stroud; Imagining Dallas; and Pegasus, the Spirit of Cities. She has a book in progress entitled Recapturing the Soul of the City. (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

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