Welcome to The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring. To learn more about the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce, we invite you to get involved or join us in our upcoming events.  Please help us welcome our new members.

No Limits Greater Houston Conference for Women 2014
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Greater Houston Conference for Women, VISION Production Group.

Live after five

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West Ave. at River Oaks
2800 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77098
Date Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time 5:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.
Tickets $10/person
RSVP Register here

Join us for Fun, Networking, Mouth-Watering Hors d'oeuvres, Drinks & Great Door Prizes!!!

We will begin at Azur West and walk to Trenza, Eddie V's Prime Steakhouse, Del Frisco's Grille and end at Tootsies.

the last brand

Manny Garza
Manny Garza
Leadership advisor, speaker, writer
Chamber Office
1st Floor Community Room
3015 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77057
Date Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Tickets $15/person, includes lunch
RSVP Register here

Most brand strategy is backwards, wastes time and drains the pocket book. This 5 step plan, developed by Manny Garza during his ten years as a Toyota marketing specialist, will earn you more clients and more sales. Best of all - it's natural and authentic.

Manny simpliies brand strategy and gives you a plan that works for any size business. You can begin immediately without spending a lot of money.

This 5 step plan may be the last brand strategy you will ever need.

finding your match: choosing the right web Marketing agency

Michelle Wicmandy
Michelle Wicmandy
Marketing Consultant / Lecturer at UHD
Chamber Office
1st Floor Community Room
3015 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77057
Date Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.
Tickets $15/person, includes lunch
RSVP Register here

Outsourcing web design and maintenance is common-place, especially for the small- to medium-sized business. With the plethora of options available - ranging from agency size to pricing to various technologies and more, how do you make a wise decision?

At this session, you'll learn about the criteria to look for when hiring an agency to ensure you find your right match.

A Collaborative celebration of national women's health week

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2222 West Loop S.
Houston, TX 77027
Date Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time 7:30a.m. - 9:30a.m.
Tickets $55/person, includes program and breakfast; $500/table for 8
RSVP Register here

Recognition of Nominees & Award Ceremony
2014 Kathryn S. Stream, Ph.D. Award of Excellence in Women's Health

Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Ashton, M.D., Senior Medical Contributor, ABC News and Co-host of The Doctors TV show.

Greater Houston women's conference for women

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2222 West Loop S.
Houston, TX 77027
Date Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time 9:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Tickets $295/person
               $250/breakfast attendees
RSVP Register here
Sponsorship opportunities available here

Now in its sixth year, the Greater Houston Conference for Women has grown into a preeminent voice for the advancement and empowerment of women across Texas and beyond.
 
Conference Speakers Dr. Jennifer Ashton, Host of "The Doctors.'" and "Good Morning America" health expert; Barbara Glanz, Author/Speaker/Consultant, Barbara Glanz Communications, Inc.; Christy Haubegger, Founder & Editor "Latina Magazine"; Laurie A. Tucker, Co-Founder/Chief Strategy Officer, Calade Partners LLC, Former Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing, FedEx Services; Gindi Eckel Vincent, Counsel at ExxonMobil, Author of Learning to Lead, President of Women's Energy Network

Conference Panelists Dana Ardi, Corporate Anthropology Advisors, Author;
John Beddow, Publisher, Houston Business Journal; Debbie Berebichez, First Hispanic Woman to receive Doctorate in Physics at Stanford; Cindy Bigner, Senior Director - Global Diversity & Inclusion, Halliburton; Monica Haas, VP, External Affairs, Sempra US Gas & Power; Crystal Maggelet, CEO & President, FJ Management Inc.; John Sharp, Chancellor, Texas A&M System
Lisa Simon, President, MFT Interests GP, LLC

2014 Breakthrough Women Announced

Congratulations to our 2014 Breakthrough Women! These dynamic women are being honored for being trailblazers in their industries and in our community. This class is truly representative of the definition of Breakthrough in many ways...we salute these visionaries who took risks and embraced change...paving the way for the dreams of new generations of women.

Rhonda Arnold
Director of Community Relations
Houston Airport System
Elizabeth Killinger
President
Reliant, an NRG Co.
Beverly Babcock
Vice President, Corporate Financial Services
ExxonMobil
Maria Rios
President & CEO
Nation Waste
Kim Bates
Vice President - Asia Pacific/Middle East
ExxonMobil Exploration Company
Alicia Smith
President & CEO
Innovative Legal Solutions
Emma Cochrane
Vice President - Asia Pacific/Africa
ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company
Dr. Mary Ann Wilkins
Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer
Stewart Title
Janet Coy
Vice President, Natural Gas Marketing
Enbridge, Inc.
Carlecia Wright
Office of Business Opportunities
City of Houston
 Pamela Wright
Owner
Wright Pawn & Jewelry Co.

2014 health fair resource guide

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The Health & Wellness Committee of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce is pleased to invite your company to participate in a Health Fair Resource Guide that will be published for our members. The purpose of the guide is to
1) promote your business’ services available to companies for wellness or health fair opportunities, and
2) to allow the membership access to local vendors for health and wellness activities at their company.

To be included in the guide, please complete the Company Participant Form here.

Deadline Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
 

Univision "biz" segment interviews cindy garza Roberts, GHWCC chair of the board


Cyndy Garza Roberts discusses her story, tips for success and involvement in the community on the Univision Houston "Biz" segment.

2013 BREAKTHROUGH WOMEN

These women were chosen because they're truly trailblazers in their industry and have demonstrated amazing courage and leadership in reaching their career goals. We salute these visionaries who took risks and embraced change...whose passion and performance have paved the way for the dreams of new generations of women.
 
 Laura Bellows, President & Chairman, W.S. Bellows Construction  Nelda Luce Blair,       Cris Daskevich
LAURA BELLOWSNELDA L. BLAIRCRIS C. DASKEVICH
President & Chairman,
W.S. Bellows Construction
 Founder
The Blair Law Firm
 Senior Vice President,
Texas Children's Hospital
Barbara DuganierJaniece LongoriaAnnella
BARBARA DUGANIERJANIECE LONGORIAANNELLA METOYER
Managing Director,
Accenture's Resource
Operating Group
Partner, Ogden Gibson
Broocks
Longoria & Hall LLP
Market President,
Capital One Bank
 Sara N. Ortwein 
 SARA N. ORTWEIN 
 President, ExxonMobil
Upstream Research Company
 

Suzan Deison, Chamber President, and Leisa Holland-Nelson, former Chair of the Board, discuss the Chamber's role in the community with Deborah Duncan on Great Day Houston.