The Womenâs Business Alliance will be hosting a Members-Only Virtual Coffee Conversations and Networking event on Tuesday, April 20th. Â Join us online to meet this yearâs new WBA members! Â This is an opportunity to see each other (virtually) after Rise to the Top and meet fellow WBA members over âcoffee talk.â Â Structured networking activities will provide a pathway to build relationships and empower each other.Â
In an effort to support Greater Houston Partnership members following February's winter storm, the Partnership is hosting a special webinar entitledÂ Winter Storm: What Happened and Power Solutions. This discussion will explore the unprecedented power failure and how we can work toward a sustainable solution in a panel discussion with business leaders and policy experts including:Â Pat Wood, III: Pat is the CEO of Hunt Energy Network and.Â He is alsoÂ the past Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). Brett Perlman: Brett is the CEO, Center for Houston's Future. He was appointed as Commissioner on the Public Utility Commission of Texas by former governor George W. Bush in 1999, serving four years in this position.Â Bob Harvey: Bob is the President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. Prior to joining the Partnership, Bob led McKinseyâs Electric Utility and Natural Gas Practice in the 90âs and was the Vice Chair of Reliant Energy from 1999-2005 The panel discussion will be moderated by the Partnershipâs Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Taylor Landin.Â This webinar is exclusive to Partnership members. For winter storm recovery resources click here. To see how Partnership members are supporting the community in recovery efforts, click here.
Join the Partnership for the 2021 Washington, D.C. Fly-In. This four-day virtual event will bring together members of Congress, the White House, and other D.C. stakeholders with leaders of Houstonâs business community to discuss and advanceÂ policy issues important to the greater Houston region's long term growth.Â Please check back for further event details.Â