CURRENT January/February 2016

Houston 50 Women

Since March 2004, Houston Woman Magazine has dedicated itself to informing, inspiring and connecting successful women. It is not only a mission statement for the publication but a passion of mine and the others who work here.
 
Informing, inspiring and connecting successful women explains everything we do — why we select each of the stories we share and why we sponsor the Houston Woman Business Book Club, the classes, workshops and other unique networking events we do. 
 
And, so it is with our annual “50 Women of Influence” program, launched in 2008 to introduce our readers to some of Houston’s most influential women — individuals we knew they could learn from, be inspired by and to whom they would want to connect. In the past seven years, Houston Woman Magazine has recognized 350 amazing Houston women.

And, now, it is our distinct honor to put the spotlight on our newest group of honorees — Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2015. 

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