TWEF celebrates 15 year-anniversary with a “Day of Giving”

(Last Updated On: October 15, 2017)

Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation’s (TWEF) 11th Annual Intercultural Financial and Leadership Summit and Harvey Relief Initiative will offer multiple mental health professionals and presentations, as well as recognition of local and national media leaders, and conclude with a Harvey Relief Festival and celebration for the community.

Special summit participants include: City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Dorinda Walker, Prudential Financial, Inc.; Les Brown, Motivational Speaker; David Loving, Univision; Michele Thornton-Ghee, BET Network; Willard Jackson, EBONY Magazine; D’Artagnan Bebel, Fox TV; John and Aventer Gray, Lakewood Church; Estelle, Grammy Award Singer; Brian Courtney Wilson, Dove Award Winner and Grammy Nominated Gospel Artist; Judy Foston-Stanford, Foston International Communications; Jacquelyn Aluotto, FUBU TV; Dee Marshall, Dee C. Marshall Consulting; and Pamela B. McKay, Radio One Houston.

The complete list of event opportunities and featured guests include:

Friday, October 13, 2017

TWEF Women & Girls Mentoring Luncheon 11 a.m.
“Mentoring Girls to Lead”
Location: The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 500 Texas Ave., Houston
High-impact mentoring luncheon with a focus on empowering over 500 women and young girls. This luncheon will uncover creative opportunities and valuable tools along with a fascinating combination of mentoring conversations over lunch, led by dynamic women of various cultures and professions leaving a memorable experience at each table. Featured Speaker: Michele Thornton-Ghee, BET

TWEF Honors “Moguls in Media” Reception Gala 7:30 p.m.
Location: Univision 45 “Uforia Lounge” 5100 Southwest Freeway, Houston
Reception Gala celebrating TWEF’s 15 years of Serving Local & Global Communities with live entertainment, food and remarkable networking opportunities.
Awards will be presented to national & global media personalities: David Loving, Univision; Willard Jackson, EBONY Magazine; D’Artagnan Bebel, Fox TV; Judy Foston-Stanford, Foston International Communications; Jacquelyn Aluotto, FUBU TV and Pamela B. McKay, Radio One Houston

Saturday, October 14, 2017

TWEF & Prudential Backpack Drive 9 a.m.
Location: TWEF Empowerment Center, 8333 Sweetwater Lane, Houston
Families in need will have the opportunity to leave with backpacks for over 1,000 students within our community.

Family and Community Celebration
“Harvey Relief Festival”
VIP Reception 1 p.m.
Festival 1 p.m.
Location: TWEF Empowerment Center, 8333 Sweetwater Lane, Houston
Community & media partners will gather for our celebration with over 2,500 attendees. The day will also focus on economic empowerment in the community. Scholarships will be presented to deserving youth in honor of our partners. The festival will also feature live celebrity entertainment and live performances by: Grammy Award Winner, Estelle; Gospel Singer, Brian Courtney Wilson; Lil Nate & The Zydeco Big Timers

WHAT:
2017 Intercultural Financial and Leadership Summit and Harvey Relief Festival

PURPOSE:
To raise funds for TWEF’s programs that benefit low income communities and support Harvey recovery efforts and donations

WHEN:
Friday and Saturday, October 13 & 14, 2017

The Intercultural Financial and Leadership Summit is TWEF’s premier event. During the past ten years, TWEF has provided valuable resources and inspiration to more than 300,000 individuals through its annual Empowerment Conferences like the IFLS. The summit brings together high profile professionals, business leaders, and budding entrepreneurs for networking opportunities. Signature events during the summit will be recorded and televised internationally in over 200 countries.

Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation is a non-profit organization that mentors families from all walks of life, helping them reach their fullest potential in the areas of personal development, business, education, finances and socio-economic development. TWEF also provides scholarships and empowerment programs for families. For more information, visit www.TWEF.org/IFLS.