NEWS & MEdia

Notable events and achievements of women and girls in the community.

Spotlight on Hon. Annise D. Parker


Mayor Annise Parker is a second generation native Houstonian.  She attended Rice University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.  In the private sector, she spent 20 years working in the oil and gas industry, including 18 years with Mosbacher Energy Company.  She also co-owned a retail bookstore for 10 years.

Mayor Parker is serving her third term as mayor.  She is Houston’s 61st Mayor and one of only two women to hold the City’s highest elected office.  As the City’s chief executive officer, she is responsible for all aspects of the general management of the City and for enforcement of all laws and ordinances.

Parker has spent many years in service to the people of Houston, with six years as a City Council member and six years as City Controller.  She is the only person in Houston history to hold the offices of council member, controller and mayor.


Honor Annise

Join us as we celebrate and honor her and her fellow Women on the Move and Rising Star at the Women on the Move Luncheon on November 11th!  With your sponsorship or ticket purchase you are supporting Houston-area mentoring programs and scholarships for teenage girls.  Your donation is also tax deductible.

Click to Tweet:  Congrats to Hon. Annise D. Parker for being a 2014 #WomenontheMOVE! @TexasExecWomen @AnniseParker

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– The Business Makers (Series of 3) Two minute HD video vignettes & broadcast

– Christine Spray’s Signed Book “Successonomics” + 1 Hour Business Consult

Contact Lisa Cox at 713-248-4578 to purchase raffle tickets.

Two minute HD vignette with The Business Makers Successonomics

Photo courtesy of Barfield Photography

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