Welcome to The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring. To learn more about the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce, we invite you to  get involved or join us in our upcoming events.  Please help us welcome our new members.

Chamber CEO/President Suzan Deison Featured in the June Issue of Forbes Magazine
A Wealth of Resources, Relationships and Resolve
Suzan Deison, CEO/President of the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce, is a stunning example of what passionate women can achieve. Deison is proud of the Chamber's efforts to develop the next generation of business leaders and promote women's personal and career interests.  Read the entire story as seen in Forbes Magazine. Download the PDF.

What you Need to Know About Skin Cancer

                            Focus on Health Webinar Series

Click this link to start or to join the Webinar:
Webinar Link

Join the conference call
Dial: 800-749-9945
Access Code: 8244312
Date Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please join Dr. Elizabeth Mullans, Uptown Dermatology, as she addresses the latest in risk factors, screening, prevention, and treatment of Skin Cancer.

Live After Five


Uchi Restaurant
904 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77006

 
Date Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fee $10
Register here

Join us for fun, networking & sushi.

Member Orientation

GHWCC logo
1st Floor Community Room
3015 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77057
 
Date Monday, September 8, 2014
Time 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RSVP Register here

Explore ways to increase your Company's visibility and get involved in the Chamber's program of work. Learn about Committees, Workshops, Education, Volunteer Opportunities, Events, Advocacy and more.

Bring a guest! This event is open to members and non-members. There is no charge to attend.

Elected Officials Reception

Hobby Center
Founder's Room
800 Bagby Street
Houston, Texas 77002
Date Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Time 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tickets Members: Free
Non-members: $20/person
Register here

Elected Officials Reception Honoring
Harris County Elected Officials

women in the fast lane of steAm

STEM 2014

Hilton Americas
1600 Lamar
Grand Ballroom
Houston, TX 77011

 
Date Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time 11:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.
Tickets $65/member, $75/non-member
RSVP Register here
Sponsorship opportunities available here
Booth registration form

Join the Chamber for its annual luncheon celebrating many of Houston's leading executive women and entrepreneurs in STEM Careers and featuring a luncheon, unique style show and shopping.

The Event will benefit the Chamber's program of work which includes providing scholarships for deserving female students; Smart Start for Women Entrepreneurs; and STEAM Town USA (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) an initiative to increase exposure of third grade girls to STEAM concepts, improve grades and graduation rates, and encourage girls to pursue STEAM careers.

Chairs Kristi Hotze, CBRE; Molly McGuirk, RigNet

2014 greater Houston women's hall of fame

GHWCC logo
1st Floor Community Room
3015 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77057
 
Chairs Samina Farid, Merrick;
Denise Castillo Rhodes, Texas Medical Center

2014 Breakthrough Women Announced

Congratulations to our 2014 Breakthrough Women! These dynamic women are being honored for being trailblazers in their industries and in our community. This class is truly representative of the definition of Breakthrough in many ways...we salute these visionaries who took risks and embraced change...paving the way for the dreams of new generations of women.

Rhonda Arnold
Director of Community Relations
Houston Airport System
Elizabeth Killinger, President,
NRG Texas Retail and Reliant,
an NRG Co.
Beverley Babcock
Vice President, Corporate Financial Services
ExxonMobil
Maria Rios
President & CEO
Nation Waste
Kim Bates
Vice President - Asia Pacific/Middle East
ExxonMobil Exploration Company
Alicia Smith
President & CEO
Innovative Legal Solutions
Emma Cochrane
Vice President - Asia Pacific/Africa
ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company
Dr. Mary Ann Wilkins
Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer
Stewart Title
Janet Coy
Vice President, Natural Gas Marketing
Enbridge, Inc.
Carlecia Wright
Office of Business Opportunities
City of Houston
 Pamela Wright
Owner
Wright Pawn & Jewelry Co.

Univision "biz" segment interviews cindy garza Roberts, GHWCC chair of the board


Cyndy Garza Roberts discusses her story, tips for success and involvement in the community on the Univision Houston "Biz" segment.

 

Suzan Deison, Chamber President, and Leisa Holland-Nelson, former Chair of the Board, discuss the Chamber's role in the community with Deborah Duncan on Great Day Houston.