Join the Partnership for the 9th annual Rise to the Top event, celebrating International Womenâs Day. Limited seats are available. Contact Casey Schrade at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Hosted by the Partnershipâs Womenâs 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 conversationsÂ from a panel of female executives discussing the challenges and triumphs of succeeding as a woman in todayâs business environment.Â Panelists Include: Leslie Duke, President, Burns & McDonnell, Inc.Â 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.Â Demonstrate your companyâs commitment to supporting womenâs 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.
Save the date for the Greater Houston Partnership's annual State of the Senate luncheon featuring U.S. Senator John Cornyn, who will address issues important to the greater Houston region and our nation. Â Â Senator Cornyn, a San Antonio native, has served as the senior United States Senator for Texas since 2002. Cornyn currently serves on the Senate's Judiciary, Finance, and Intelligence Committees. Senator Cornyn was previously the Republican Senate Majority Whip for the 114th and 115th Congresses.
For Houston to continue moving forward as a great global city, we must further the innovation eco-system in order to attract tech and start-up companies. This councilÂ examines how the greater Houston region can attract high-tech companies and talent and develop physical and financial infrastructure needed to foster a thriving innovative community.Â Topic: Self-driving cars and autonomous vehiclesÂ Speaker:Â Aidan Sullivan, Regional Lead, Public Policy & Government Relations, Nuro Due to limited capacity, registration for Council luncheons is required. Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the Monday before the Council. Partnership Councils are complimentary and open to all member company employees. Have questions about your membership?Â Join us at the Connection Zone to learn how to get the most out of your membership starting at 11:00 a.m. until the Council begins and resuming immediately following the Council.
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