Texas Executive Women Announces 2015 Women on the Move Award Winners

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Texas Executive Women (TEW) announced the Women on the Move®
Class of 2015. The Women on the Move Award recognizes the business and
civic achievements of ten top female leaders, while the Rising Star
award spotlights one young professional woman up-and-comer. The Houston
area winners will be honored during TEW’s 30th Annual Women
on the Move Awards Luncheon 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.

“The selection process was especially challenging this year because we
received a record number of applications and the candidate pool was
exceptional,” said Shira Yoshor, 2015 Women on the Move luncheon

Cisselon Nichols Hurd, 2015 Women on the Move luncheon co-chair, added,
“Houston has a wealth of professional women making significant
contributions, both professionally and in the community. The level of
female leadership and diversity in our city was well reflected in the
outstanding applicant pool and our 2015 WOM Class.”

“We invite everyone to celebrate the phenomenal achievements of the
honorees, who embody the spirit of the Women on the Move Award. Indeed,
each of this year’s talented honorees emanates qualities such as
tenacity, courage, selflessness and humility,” said prior Women on the
Move Award recipient Debra Ibarra Mayfield, 2015 Women on the Move
luncheon co-chair.

Comprising the 2015 Class of Women on the Move are:

TEW understands the value of supporting women along their professional
journeys and grooming the next generation of female leaders to help
shape the global success of Houston. Partnering with TEW to accomplish
its mission through sponsorship of the 2015 Women on the Move Awards
Luncheon are the following sponsors to date: Platinum Sponsor H-E-B;
Gold Sponsor Sofia Adrogue/Gary Reed & McGraw, PC/Kelli Cohen
Fein/Caroline Baker Hurley/S. Shawn Stephens and Y. Ping Sun; and Silver
Sponsors Debra Ibarra Mayfield, Nancy Hall, KPRC-TV, Melanie
Gray/Winston & Strawn LLP, and Susan Soussan/Elizabeth Ray/Katie
Kennedy. In-kind sponsors to date include: Barfield Photography and Lisa
Malosky Productions, and media partner Houston
Women’s Magazine

For additional information regarding Texas Executive Women, Women on the
Move, sponsorship or individual ticket purchase, please visit the TEW website.
Sponsor confirmations are due by Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, for inclusion in
the printed collateral.

About Texas Executive Women

Founded in 1979, Texas Executive Women (TEW) is a 501(c)(3)
membership-based, nonprofit organization with a mission to support
programs that recognize, develop and fund the advancement of women and
teenage girls in Greater Houston. The TEW brand includes Women on the
Move (WOM), which recognizes ten exceptional women each year and one
Rising Star. WOM was started by two powerful Texas families – the
Sakowitzes and Hobbys. Proceeds from the Women on the Move celebration
fund college scholarships, field trips and individualized mentoring of
the teenage girls in the program. For additional details, visit: www.texasexecutivewomen.org.


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