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Plan Now to Join Us Monday, October 26th

FHPW October Quarterly Meeting

Monday, October 26, 2020

October Quarterly Event

5:30 - Networking   Meeting begins at 6:00 pm
Norris Conference Center, 816 Town & Country Blvd., Houston, 77024

Join us October 26th for our 4th Quarter meeting.  We will elect the 2021 FHPW Board of Directors.  Our speaker will be Alana Hill.

FHPW will again be live at the Norris Conference Center.  We are prepared for social distancing and taking all the precautions to keep everyone safe.  (Please bring your own mask for entry).

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Federation of Houston Professional Women

FHPW Unites Women from diverse member organizations to enrich relationships and expand leadership, partnership and educational opportunities.

An extension of business women's current member organizations, FHPW provides stewardship, mentorship, and partnerships in the Greater Houston and surrounding communities to connect and transform the networking experience by recognizing women of excellence and building pathways to help members achieve their aspirations.

FHPW Educational Foundation

FHPW Educational Foundation

The FHPW Educational Foundation awards scholarships and gifts to aid and advance the education and knowledge of women in the community.

The Foundation has given in excess of $275,000 in scholarships and educational grants to women in the greater Houston Area.

Applications will open January 2021 for the 2021 Scholarship.

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Support the EF with monthly donations.

The 2020 Women of Excellence at the 2020 Awards Gala

L to R: C. Susan Howes, Society of Women Engineers-Houston Area Section;
Melinda Gee, Women in Insurance and Financial Services;
Loretta Jammal, Professional Women's Network of Houston;
Carolyn Cooper, On the Fly Toastmaster's Club;
Virginia Quartaro, Women's Business Forum;
Cathy Conrad, Cy-Fair Express Network of ABWA;
Markisha Mitchell, Women Empowering Women Express Network of ABWA;
Mary Lynn Koenig, Women of Vision Express Network of ABWA;
Tara Freeman, Houston Area Professional Express Network of ABWA;
Terri Tripp, Cy-Fair Women's Network;
DeShon Essia, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses of Greater Houston;
Corinne Herbert-Copeland, Epsilon Chi Chapter of Ioto Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.;
Samona Grant, Humble Artesian Chapter of ABWA

Not in photo: 
Pam Longley, The Professional Group
Kristin Koblis, Zonta Club of Houston
L to R: C. Susan Howes, Society of Women Engineers-Houston Area Section; Melinda Gee, Women in Insurance and Financial Services; Loretta Jammal, Professional Women's Network of Houston; Carolyn Cooper, On the Fly Toastmaster's Club; Virginia Quartaro, Women's Business Forum; Cathy Conrad, Cy-Fair Express Network of ABWA; Markisha Mitchell, Women Empowering Women Express Network of ABWA; Mary Lynn Koenig, Women of Vision Express Network of ABWA; Tara Freeman, Houston Area Professional Express Network of ABWA; Terri Tripp, Cy-Fair Women's Network; DeShon Essia, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses of Greater Houston; Corinne Herbert-Copeland, Epsilon Chi Chapter of Ioto Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc.; Samona Grant, Humble Artesian Chapter of ABWA Not in photo: Pam Longley, The Professional Group Kristin Koblis, Zonta Club of Houston

To see the entire 2020 Women of Excellence list, go here.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

L to R, the 5 who attended: Michaela Yost, Sophia Ebel, 
Nicole Karson, Emily Thompson, 
Tara Freeman
L to R, the 5 who attended: Michaela Yost, Sophia Ebel, Nicole Karson, Emily Thompson, Tara Freeman

For more information about the scholarship recipients, go here.

Quarterly Networking Events, Special Educational Events, Fundraising Events and the Annual Women of Excellence Awards Gala. Make Your Reservation now for the 2020 Awards Gala!

FHPW Members are business and professional organizations that support the advancement of women in business and support women's interests. Learn more...

The Annual Scholarship Application process is now closed.  Applications will again be accepted beginning January 1, 2021. Texas women attending a Texas college or university are encouraged to apply (see requirements.).

Women of Excellence Gala

FHPW hosts an annual Women of Excellence Awards Gala honoring a woman from each member organization, and the Educational Foundation presents it's scholarship award winners. Save the date for our 2020 Awards Gala to be held September 19, 2020. Sponsorships and Advertisements available.
Gala reservations available

Federation members and guests are invited to join other members on a trip to wonderful places around the country and around the world. The 2019 trip is a Viking River Cruise on the Romantic Danube. Read more...
Stay tuned to find out where the next trip may take our members!

Member organizations are listed on this page, along with meeting times and locations. Visitors can check out the list here to find new groups to network with. Share your organization's upcoming events with the FHPW here.

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2020 Women of Excellence Gala Sponsors

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Cornerstone Benefactor Sponsor

Jill and David Almaguer
Sailing J Cattle Company

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Medallion Circle Sponsor

Sheri Parrack
Texas Motor Transportation Consultants

Patron Sponsor

Mary Faris

Gala Rehearsal Sponsor

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Fellowship Sponsor

Kathleen Moore
Houston Aggie Women