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Rise to the Top

Friday, March 6, 2020

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hilton Americas
1600 Lamar St.
Houston, TX 77010

Save to Calendar 2020-03-06 10:30:00 2020-03-06 13:30:00 Rise to the Top Join the Partnership for the 9th annual Rise to the Top event, celebrating International Women’s Day.   Registration is now closed. This event is SOLD OUT and at capacity. No onsite registration will be available.  Hosted by the Partnership’s Women’s Business Alliance (WBA), Rise to the Top features a keynote address from Gretchen Watkins, President, Shell Oil Company and Executive Vice President, Global Unconventionals, Shell Oil Company, and candid conversations from a panel of female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in today’s business environment. Panelists Include: Leslie Duke, President, Burns & McDonnell, Inc.  Carol Hess, Vice President, Workstations Product Management, HP Inc. Gaby Rowe, Executive Director, The Ion International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting a woman's constitutional right to vote. We encourage you to wear purple in honor of International Women's Day. We hope you'll make Rise to the Top your destination to celebrate the women on your team, including women's employee resource groups, office administration and top volunteers. Demonstrate your company’s commitment to supporting women’s initiatives in the workplace by becoming a sponsor. For a recap of 2019's Rise to the Top, click here. To see photos from 2019's event, click here. Connect with us online using #GHPRise and #IWD2020. WBA provides professional development resources to empower high-performing women to advance their career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates. Learn more about joining WBA. Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX, 77010 Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
2019 RTTT
2019 RTTT keynote

About this Event

Join the Partnership for the 9th annual Rise to the Top event, celebrating International Women’s Day.

 

Registration is now closed. This event is SOLD OUT and at capacity. No onsite registration will be available. 

Hosted by the Partnership’s Women’s Business Alliance (WBA), Rise to the Top features a keynote address from Gretchen Watkins, President, Shell Oil Company and Executive Vice President, Global Unconventionals, Shell Oil Company, and candid conversations from a panel of female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in today’s business environment. Panelists Include:

  • Leslie Duke, President, Burns & McDonnell, Inc. 
  • Carol Hess, Vice President, Workstations Product Management, HP Inc.
  • Gaby Rowe, Executive Director, The Ion

International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting a woman's constitutional right to vote. We encourage you to wear purple in honor of International Women's Day.

We hope you'll make Rise to the Top your destination to celebrate the women on your team, including women's employee resource groups, office administration and top volunteers. Demonstrate your company’s commitment to supporting women’s initiatives in the workplace by becoming a sponsor.

For a recap of 2019's Rise to the Top, click here. To see photos from 2019's event, click here.

Connect with us online using #GHPRise and #IWD2020.

WBA provides professional development resources to empower high-performing women to advance their career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates. Learn more about joining WBA.

Tickets

Individual
HYPE Insiders
$70

Nonmembers
$135

Tables of Ten

To purchase, complete and return this form or contact Stephanie Brooks at sbrooks@houston.org or 713-844-3692 to purchase.

Nonmembers
$1,500

Expo Booth
Available to Members
$400

Includes two tickets to the event and expo space. Subject to approval. Contact Casey Schrade at cschrade@houston.org or 713-844-3687 for more information.

Questions?

Contact Sara Roberts

sroberts@houston.org
713-844-3684

Interested in Sponsorship?

Contact Terry Leibowitz, Sponsorship Manager

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

Business Resource Groups

Agenda

Registration and Networking
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Program & Luncheon
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Attendance

Open to

Members

Non-members

Emerald Sponsors

Ruby Sponsors

AT&T
BB&T Now Truist
ExxonMobil Corporation
Fifth Third Bank
HCA Houston Healthcare
HP Inc
Ignite Healthcare
NewQuest Properties
Prairie View A&M University
Sempra Energy

Underwriters

Supporting Partners

Signature Sponsors

Executive Partners