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  • Participate in quarterly luncheons and a number of professional development events throughout the year that feature leaders of the Houston business community

  • Build a network of advocates through professional development resources

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While the Women's Business Alliance hosts a series of events throughout the year, the program's signature annual gathering is Rise to the Top. This unique event features compelling, candid conversations from outstanding female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in today's business environment. 
The annual Rise to the Top event features prominent women leading Houston's business community.

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Business Development: November 2019

Design is not art. Design is business. Design with a capital “D” has permeated business culture in the last five years, but it's been slow to come to Houston companies. Join us as we welcome Jo Skillman, a…

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"With one of the largest databases of members, [the Partnership] is a wonderful networking resource for me."


Neal Talmadge
BizJournals

"The quality of the programs are top-notched, and because of that, the attendees are top-notched as well. Quality networking is great!"


Anthony Pabillano
PwC

"Businesses who want to get their name out and sales professionals who want to increase their sphere of influence won't find a better organization to connect than GHP."


Lisa Bogany
Workforce Solutions

“Lonza is committed to building up our cell-and-gene-therapy capabilities in Pearland, which is a growing center for life sciences. The Houston area, supported by a number of world-class scientific institutions, is an important location for Lonza to continue to develop novel therapies offering the hope of improving the lives of patients all over the world.”


Mark Funk
Chief Operating Officer, Lonza

"Houston has a huge amount of raw ingredients needed to launch a startup -- top tier universities, affordable cost of living, tremendous wealth, large corporations -- so the creation of a startup hub in Houston has just been about aligning all these elements under one roof that provides entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed."


Lawson Gow
Founder & CEO, The Cannon
This program and its benefits are exclusive to Partnership members. Learn more about becoming a company member today.

Leadership Team

Kristin Searcy
Chair

Ready to become a WBA member that leads into the benefits below?

  • Participate in quarterly luncheons and a number of professional development events throughout the year that feature leaders of the Houston business community
     
  • Build a network of advocates through professional development resources
Stephanie Brooks
Coordinator, Member Programs
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sbrooks@houston.org
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713-844-3694
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