Women are major contributors to the economy holding nearly 48 percent of all U.S. jobs and accounting for approximately one-quarter of the current GDP (gross domestic product), according to studies by McKinsey & Company. In Houston, the trend continues with the city being recognized nationally as a top market for woman-owned businesses. Texas Executive Women is an organization that supports and recognizes women along their career paths in all industry sectors. Its largest annual event honoring women leaders, the Women on the Move® Award Luncheon, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at the Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010. During the luncheon, 11 outstanding Houston area women will receive the prestigious Women on the Move award.
The Women on the Move program got its start 30 years ago by Houston family icons, the Sakowitzes and Hobbys, who created the award to recognize the outstanding contributions of women leaders. Their vision was to award ten women who exemplify the best of the best of Houston’s top female leaders in various capacities in hopes that their stories would …read more
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