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Dimple Sureka, M.D.

Community Philanthropy Officer
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Favorite quote
"If you don't get out there and define yourself, you'll be quickly and inaccurately defined by others."
— Michelle Obama, Becoming
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"I am excited to be surrounded by people of such diverse backgrounds collaborating to address inequities in our community and improve the overall well-being of our community."
Joined CFT

Dimple brings her expertise in health and wellness across the community to the philanthropy team, including experience with the broader umbrella issues of the social determinants of health. Dimple helps steward existing grants and builds out new CFT grantmaking across our health portfolios to actively work toward a thriving community for all.

Prior to joining CFT, Dimple completed her training in pediatrics and medical genetics at Washington University in St. Louis and Stanford University. She subsequently joined the division of medical genetics within department of internal medicine at UT Southwestern.


Dimple is a passionate contributor to the community in the education space. She sits on the Site-Based Decision-Making Committees (SBDM) at each of her children’s DISD elementary schools. She’s a 2018 graduate of Leadership ISD, and a former PTA executive board member. Dimple also serves on the United to Learn Advisory Board.

Dimple’s Favorites
Quality education for all
Local Restaurant
I like trying new places, so I rarely stick to the same ones. I love any type of Asian/Asian fusion.
Place to take out-of-towners
Dallas Arboretum
Traveling, immersing in other cultures, reading, hiking, spending time with family, playing games

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