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GHP Rise to the Top Panelists 2018
Signature Event

2019 Rise to the Top - SOLD OUT

Friday, March 8, 2019

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010
Save to Calendar 2019-03-08 10:30:00 2019-03-08 13:30:00 2019 Rise to the Top - SOLD OUT Rise to the Top is sold out. Online registration is closed. Limited on-site registration will be available.  In recognition of International Women's Day, join the Greater Houston Partnership's Women's Business Alliance (WBA) for the 8th Annual Rise to the Top luncheon on Friday, March 8, 2019. Rise to the Top features compelling, candid conversations from outstanding female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in today's business environment. This year's panel features women who are first in their fields.          Dr. Ruth Simmons Our keynote speaker, Dr. Ruth Simmons, President, Prairie View A&M University, made history as the first African-American president at Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States. Under her leadership at Smith, she started the first engineering program in a U.S. women’s college. She then served as the first female president of Brown University from 2001 until 2012, making her the first African-American president at an Ivy League institution. PANELISTS INCLUDE: Erin Erb, MHA, RHIA, LSSGB, CPHQ, Division Vice President of Quality, HCA Houston Healthcare Dyan Gibbens, Founder and CEO, Trumbull Unmanned Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director and CEO, Port Freeport MODERATED BY:Annette Monks, Chair, Executive Women's Partnership and President, Carlton Staffing                                          Watch the full event here!  Take a peek at last year's Rise to the Top photos! For information about joining the Women's Business Alliance (WBA), click here.  Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar St. Houston, TX 77010 United States Houston.org luke@poetic.io America/Chicago public

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Rise to the Top is sold out. Online registration is closed. Limited on-site registration will be available. 

In recognition of International Women's Day, join the Greater Houston Partnership's Women's Business Alliance (WBA) for the 8th Annual Rise to the Top luncheon on Friday, March 8, 2019. Rise to the Top features compelling, candid conversations from outstanding female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in today's business environment. This year's panel features women who are first in their fields.         

Dr. Ruth Simmons
Dr. Ruth Simmons

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Ruth Simmons, President, Prairie View A&M University, made history as the first African-American president at Smith College, the largest women’s college in the United States. Under her leadership at Smith, she started the first engineering program in a U.S. women’s college. She then served as the first female president of Brown University from 2001 until 2012, making her the first African-American president at an Ivy League institution.

PANELISTS INCLUDE:

MODERATED BY:
Annette Monks, Chair, Executive Women's Partnership and President, Carlton Staffing
                                        

Rise to the Top Live Event
Watch the full event here! 

Take a peek at last year's Rise to the Top photos!

For information about joining the Women's Business Alliance (WBA), click here

Coordinator, Programs

Stephanie Brooks

sbrooks@houston.org
713-844-3694

Sponsorship Manager

Terry Leibowitz

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

Programs

Agenda

10:30 a.m. to Noon
Networking Café, Business Expo and Registration
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Program

Attendance

Open to

Members

Non-members

Tickets

Individual

Nonmember

$135

HYPE Insider

$70

Tables of Ten

Nonmember

$1,500

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  • Program Underwriter
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