Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups — nothing’s changed but the address. Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU.

Come out and hear a select group of local Houston startups pitch their company, share their current status, and tell us where they’re headed next. Hear feedback from local Mentors, Investors and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as they offer insights for each pitch.

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Houston Methodist CIO Roberta Schwartz talks about the hospital system’s new Center for Innovation and surviving breast cancer

Roberta Schwartz always knew that she wanted to work in health care. She built a career with roles in health insurance, in the Clinton Administration working on health reform and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York (now the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai). Schwartz serves as the chief innovation officer at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she has worked for nearly two decades. She now leads the Houston Methodist Center for Innovation, the research and development team driving new technologies at the hospital.

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A Perfect Girl’s Getaway in Cancun

Taking a break with your girlfriends is one of the best ways to unwind, catch up and make lifelong memories.  The biggest challenge is trying to find the perfect destination.  

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Women are now in charge of NASA’s science missions

When the next car-sized rover lands on Mars in 2020, the ultimate head of this extraterrestrial endeavor will be physicist Lori Glaze. She’s leads NASA’s Planetary Science Division.

And she’s not alone. For the first time in history, three of NASA’s four science divisions are now run by women, a milestone announced by NASA on Friday.

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Legislative update from the Spring Branch ISD Superintendent

SBISD Family,

It has been a busy week in the Texas Legislature, and school finance continues to receive much of the attention.  As of today, both the House and the Senate have approved their own versions of HB 3, the school finance bill.  Because both versions differ, the differences will now be resolved in the conference committee.  Five members from each chamber have been appointed to accomplish this work.  They are:

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