Dierdre Fontaine

Dierdre Fontaine is responsible for managing the Continental Airlines’ diversity strategy and initiatives.  Ms. Fontaine is the recipient of several awards, including the Founders Award from The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund, Legacy Hero Alumnae from Texas Southern University and the IMPACT award from Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.  She was also honored as a Women of Distinction by the Chrons & Colitis Foundation, a 2008 Woman on the Move by Texas Executive Women Inc. and a 2009 Houston Women’s Business Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame Inductee.  A proud native Houstonian, Ms. Fontaine is very active in the Houston community and serves on several boards including The Ensemble Theatre, Dress for Success Houston, The Holocaust Museum and Theatre Under The Stars.  She is a graduate of Leadership Houston and an active member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, The Links, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

Last Updated: 1/17/13