Who are we?
The Think Ahead Group (TAG) is a group of young professionals who are passionate about brain health.

What do we do?
TAG is teaching people how to think about the current and future health of their brains. We raise money to support research at the Center for BrainHealth that discovers and implements new ways to understand, protect, and heal the human brain.


  • Securing former First Lady Laura W. Bush as a special guest speaker
  • Growing to over 400 past and present members
  • Raising over $300,000 in financial and in-kind gifts
  • Hosting multiple lectures and social events

Media Recognition:

  • Dallas Morning News
  • PaperCity
  • D Magazine Blog
  • Dallas Modern Luxury
  • Park Cities People
  • RSVP Calendar Blog
  • My Sweet Charity Blog
  • Luella & June

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Gabi Sztamenits

Gabi Sztamenits

What is your involvement with TAG?:
This is my first year on the TAG Advisory Board, and I am co-chairing the 5th annual TAG Derby on May 2, 2015, with Jodi Sparrow.

Where did you go to school?:
I graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Communication Journalism.

Where do you work?:
I'm a fashion stylist and work for V.O.D. Boutique. I'm also a blog designer for Mi Golondrina, Cristina Lynch. I assist in styling photo shoots from time to time. Also, I'm working on a personal fashion and lifestyle blog called GABI // Gabrielle that will be launching in the next few months.

Why are you part of TAG?:
I have worked with two different African non-profits: With Open Eyes in Sudan and Empower African Children here in Dallas. I'm very passionate about humanitarian work and wanted to be able to serve my community. It is so inspiring to see and learn what TAG is doing. I love that it is a group of young professionals working to fundraise and create awareness for the Center for BrainHealth. I think it is such a beautiful thing that the Center for BrainHealth touches on so many different issues, from Alzheimer's to the effects of drug abuse to brain health-- it is such a great range that I feel like anyone can relate. I am so grateful to be a part of TAG and hope to make this Derby a great and memorable one!