Hall of Fame 2020

The Gala will recognize fifteen outstanding women who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women and improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians.

Hall of Fame ICON Hallie Vanderhider

Managing Director SFC Energy Partners Philanthropist

Rhonda Arnold

Chief Community Relations &Business Affairs Officer Houston Airports

Susie Distefano

Former Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Barbara Harris Curtis

Founder RARE Pearls

Jo Lynn Falgout

Vice President and Vice Chairman of The Board of Directors Island Operating Company

Cherrill Farnsworth

Operating Partner Windrose Healthcare Investors

Theresa Einhorn

Former Partner Haynes and Boone, LLP

Sobia Khan, MD

Assistant Professor Director ofWomen’s Center for Comprehensive Care Baylor College of Medicine

Elizabeth Killinger

Executive Vice President, NRG President, Reliant

Lorna McNeill, MD

Department of Health Disparities Research, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Science

Anna Russell

Former City Secretary City of Houston Posthumous

Sallie Rainer

President & CEO EntergyTexas, Inc.

Joyce Proler Schechter


Dr. Ruth Simmons

President Prairie ViewA&M University

Lisa Simon

Chairman Morris Strategic Investments LP