Greater Houston Conference for Women 2018

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Name: Greater Houston Conference for Women 2018
Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
NO LIMITS is the perfect opportunity for enhancing your personal and professional development, inviting clients and future clients, and for building business relationships with many of Houston's top business and community leaders.
 

Keynote Speakers:

 2018 Kathryn S. Stream, Ph.D.,
Award for Excellence in Women's Health 

The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce Women's Health Network Committee and The Women's Fund are seeking nominations for the 2018 Kathryn S. Stream, Ph.D., Award for Excellence in Women's Health. The Annual Stream Award was established in 2008 to recognize a Houston-area researcher, educator, practitioner, or community leader who has attained a record of achievement in advancing women's health through collaborations in education, research, and/or advocacy.

The Stream Awards nominations are accepted each year. All 2018 nominees will be recognized, and the annual awardee announced, at the Greater Houston NO LIMITS Conference for Women, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Hilton Americas in Houston. Annual Stream Awardees are honored with a $1,000 donation made in their name to the charity of their choice. Awardees' names are affixed to a large plaque on permanent display at the GHWCC offices.
 

 2018 Breakthrough Women

Click Here To Read Our Breakthrough Women's Bios
 
April Bailey
Executive Vice President
Amegy Bank
 

Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock
Director of Local Relations
CenterPoint Energy
 
Amy Chronis
Managing Partner
Deloitte
 
Giselle Rodriguez Greenwood
Editor-in-Chief
Houston Business Journal
 
Irene Helsinger
Managing Director
Newport Board Group


 
Linda Ibrahim
Vice President of Tax 
& Governmental Compliance
Vantage Drilling
 
Angela Knight
Diversity & Inclusion Leader
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Julie Luecht
Principal
KPMG

 
Kimberly McKay
Managing Partner
BKD

 
Janette Marx
Chief Operating Officer
Airswift

 
Lisa Modica
Senior Director-HR Law and Managing Counsel
Halliburton
 
Stephanie Sherrod
President & CEO
TDECU

 
7:30
Registration & Expo


8:30
Program Begins
Kathryn Steam Award Finalists Panel
TMC Women’s History Project Honorees Recognition
Innovation Panel
Scholarship Presentations
BREAK
Steam Town USA Students
Carol Eggert, COMCAST
KEYNOTE

Sarah Cortez & Susana Suarez & K9 Cop
KEYNOTE
 
Entrepreneur Panel
Sally Helgesen, Author
KEYNOTE

Presentation of 2018 Diversity Leadership Award
BREAK
Introductions & Sponsor Recognition
Carla Harris
KEYNOTE

Energy Panel
Breakthrough Women Recognition
1:45
Adjourn to Breakouts

BREAKOUT SESSION I  2:00 PM -  3:00 PM
“Strength Through Our Stories” (Room 336)
Carol Eggert, COMCAST NBCUniversal, Carol Eggert leads a discussion on the power behind advocating for yourself and other women close to you, and how it can serve as a
means of empowerment and development for all.
 
The Power of Investing to Create Change (Room 337)
Lily Trager, Morgan Stanley. Gender diversity at work and investing in equality for women can actually increase a company’s—and your portfolio’s—bottom line.
 
Houston on Board, What does it take to serve on a corporate board? (Room 339)
Jennifer Kirk, Oxy; Cindy Taylor, Oil States International; Moderator: Mary Bass, Spencer Stuart. It’s time to change the low representation of women in the board room. 
Learn from experts about steps you can take to be “board” ready.
 
Women Influencing Politics  (Room 340)
Former Mayor Annise Parker, LGBTQ Victory Fund & Institute; Devon Anderson, Trial Attorney. #agentsofchange.
 

 
BREAKOUT SESSION II  3:00 PM - 4:00PM
Words in Action - Translating Your Messaging into a Brand Experience (Room 336)
Panelists: Kelli Newman, President, Newman & Newman; Lindsay Vladimirov, Newman & Newman. An essential component of successful messaging, and one often
overlooked, is translating your organization’s unique culture and philosophy of care into what customers actually experience.   
 
Leading Clarity! The Breakthrough Strategy to Unleash People, Profit and Performance (Room 337)
Brad Deutser. Deuster. While traditional business models are often driven by communication, strategy, culture and innovation, Brad Deutser puts forward a new, bold,
time tested approach that remakes the essential connections within an organization.
 
Dare To Be The Change (Room 339)
Annella Metoyer, Inspire Development, LLC; Author, Dare To Be The Change; Interviewer: Minerva Pérez, Minerva Pérez Media/Latina Voices, LLC. Dare To be The
Change will resonate with anyone that has ever faced adversities. As you read the story, you will rejoice in learning about the strengths we all can use to make this
world a better place.
 
Simple Rules to Set You Free: 
Using Personal Policies to Enhance Your Productivity and Well-being (Room 340)
Dr. Vanessa Patrick, Bauer Professor of Marketing, Faculty Advisor to the Bauer Women’s Society at the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston.
You will come away with the tools you need to set up personal policies for your professional and personal life. Whether your goal is self-care, time management or the ability to say no more effectively to the things you don’t want to do, this session is for you! 



 
Event Sponsors:
  • Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
  • Scout & Molly's - West U
  • Unique Urban Rocks
  • MODChic
Location:
Hilton Americas Hotel
1600 Lamar St.
Houston, TX 77010
Date/Time Information:
April 25, 2018
7:30 AM Registration
8:00 - 5:30 Conference
Fees/Admission:
Sponsorship Opportunities:

Presenting Sponsor: $50,000
Universe Sponsor: $25,000
Galaxy Sponsor: $15,000
Milky Way Networking Breakfast Sponsor: $15,000
Diversity Leadership Award Sponsor: $15,000
Asteroid Attendee Bag Sponsor: $10,000
Starship Sponsor: $5,000

Exhibitor Booth: $1,5000

Individual Member Ticket: $295
Individual Non-Member Ticket: $350

VIP: $1000
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