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Rise to the Top

Thursday, March 10, 2022

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Marriott Marquis
1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX 77010

Save to Calendar 2022-03-10 10:30:00 2022-03-10 13:30:00 Rise to the Top Online registration for Rise to the Top is now closed.  The Greater Houston Partnership’s Women’s Business Alliance (WBA) invites you to be part of an energizing conversation featuring outstanding female executives and thought leaders that leave the audience inspired and uplifted at the 11th annual Rise to the Top celebrating International Women's Day.  To honor this year's International Women's day theme, #BreakTheBias, a panel of esteemed female leaders will discuss how we can work together to foster diversity, equity and inclusivity in our professional and personal lives. We will also talk mentors and mantras that helped these women rise to the top in their careers. Confirmed speakers include:  Irma Diaz-Gonzalez, President and CEO, Employment & Training Centers, Inc. Paula Harris, Executive Director, Astros Foundation Kimberly Krieger, Chief Operating Officer - Production, BPX Energy Nataly Marks - Managing Director & Region Manager, JPMorgan Chase & Co. MODERATOR: Linda Lorelle, Founder and CEO, Linda Lorelle Media International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We hope you'll make Rise to the Top your destination to celebrate the women on your team, including the women's employee resource group, office administration, top volunteers and allies. WBA provides professional development resources to empower high performing women to advance their career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates.  Demonstrate your company’s commitment to supporting women’s initiatives in the workplace by becoming a sponsor. Want to see highlights from past Rise to the Top events? View the 2021 recording or check out photos from 2020's luncheon.    HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOL Based on recent COVID-19 data, the Partnership is relaxing its COVID-related protocols, effective immediately. Masks will be optional for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status. The Partnership remains committed to providing safe in-person meetings and events and strongly encourages our community to leverage COVID-19 testing and vaccination opportunities. Marriott Marquis 1777 Walker Street, Houston, TX, 77010 Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
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About this Event

Online registration for Rise to the Top is now closed. 

The Greater Houston Partnership’s Women’s Business Alliance (WBA) invites you to be part of an energizing conversation featuring outstanding female executives and thought leaders that leave the audience inspired and uplifted at the 11th annual Rise to the Top celebrating International Women's Day. 

To honor this year's International Women's day theme, #BreakTheBias, a panel of esteemed female leaders will discuss how we can work together to foster diversity, equity and inclusivity in our professional and personal lives. We will also talk mentors and mantras that helped these women rise to the top in their careers.

Confirmed speakers include: 

International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We hope you'll make Rise to the Top your destination to celebrate the women on your team, including the women's employee resource group, office administration, top volunteers and allies.

WBA provides professional development resources to empower high performing women to advance their career opportunities, form strategic partnerships and build a network of advocates.  Demonstrate your company’s commitment to supporting women’s initiatives in the workplace by becoming a sponsor.

Want to see highlights from past Rise to the Top events? View the 2021 recording or check out photos from 2020's luncheon. 

 

HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOL
Based on recent COVID-19 data, the Partnership is relaxing its COVID-related protocols, effective immediately. Masks will be optional for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status. The Partnership remains committed to providing safe in-person meetings and events and strongly encourages our community to leverage COVID-19 testing and vaccination opportunities.

Tickets

No refunds after March 2. 

Individual

No refunds after March 2. 

Nonmembers
$180

No refunds after March 2. 

Table of 10

No refunds after March 2. 

Nonmembers
$1,500

Includes expo booth and two luncheon tickets. 

Expo Booth

Includes expo booth and two luncheon tickets. 

Questions?

Contact the Events Team

events@houston.org

Interested in Sponsorship?

Contact Terry Leibowitz, Sponsorship Director

tleibowitz@houston.org
713-844-3644

Business Resource Groups

Agenda

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

Attendance

Open to

Members

Non-members

Diamond Sponsor

Sapphire Sponsor

Emerald Sponsors

Ruby Sponsors

Accenture
BP America, Inc.
HCA Houston Healthcare
H-E-B
PNC Bank
Silver Eagle Distributors Houston LLC
United Airlines
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dessert Sponsor

Social Media Underwriter

Rise to the Top Tote

Centerpiece Sponsor

Supporting Partner

Signature Sponsors