No Limits: Greater Houston Conference for Women

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Name: No Limits: Greater Houston Conference for Women
Date: April 25, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Senator Kay Baily HutchisonNow in its fifth year, the Greater Houston Conference for Women has grown into a preeminent voice for the advancement and empowerment of women across Texas and beyond. 

This year’s theme, "No Limits", perfectly describes the incredible journey conference participants will take on April 25, 2013. A nationally known and inspiring group of speakers, including retired US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, will keynote the conference. Senator Hutchison is the first woman to represent Texas in the US Senate. The former Senator will speak about her new book, Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas. Our panel of CEOs and C-suite executives will share invaluable business insights and eight "breakthrough" women will be featured from numerous wide-ranging fields including medicine, energy, economic development and others. This conference also marks the inaugural presentation of the Chamber’s Diversity Leadership Award.

Conference Speakers

Bonnie Dunbar
Astronaut


 

Katherine Switzer
First Female Marathon Runner

Author, Marathon Women,
Sports Commentator

Sheryl WuDunn
Author, Half the Sky: Turning
Oppression into Opportunity
for Women Worldwide

Don’t miss this opportunity to address up to 1500 businesswomen and men in the nation’s fourth largest city. GHWCC is one of the fastest growing Chambers in America with over 600 member businesses across all industries. Past speakers have included First Ladies Barbara and Laura Bush, famed designer Tory Burch, Moira Forbes of Forbes Women and Cathy Smith, CFO, Wal-Mart International. An extensive PR and social media campaign will promote the conference, as well as local advertising in the Houston Chronicle and Houston Business Journal.


Diversity Leadership Award

The 2013 conference marks the inaugural presentation of GHWCC’s Diversity Leadership Award. This important recognition celebrates an individual, company or organization who has a proven commitment to creating a truly inclusive environment where individuals are valued for their talent, recognized for their differences and supported as an important part of our nation’s diverse fabric.

Breakthrough Women 2013

Each year, the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce honors "breakthrough" women in various roles and industries. As true trailblazers in their fields, they have all demonstrated amazing leadership. Women from eight fields of endeavor will be chosen.

 

With Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

 


 

Location:

Hilton Americas
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas 77010

Date/Time Information:
Contact Information:
Suzan Deison
Fees/Admission:
$295/member
$350/non-member

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