Tonight | Walker’s Legacy Honors Houston Businesswomen at #WLPower25 Awards Reception

Walker’s Legacy, a platform for the multicultural woman in business and entrepreneurship, will honor local female leaders.


Walker’s Legacy, a global platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman, is proud to announce the recipients of its Houston Power25 Award to be recognized at an upcoming reception hosted by WeWork, a global company that provides small businesses, startups, freelancers, large enterprises, and everyone in between with workspace, community, and services.

Recipients of the Walker’s Legacy Power25  Houston Award are women who have thrived in an array of industries including technology, media, corporate, business, and education.

2017 Houston honorees include:

Aladrian Mims
Owner, Hank’s Ice Cream
Karen Eubanks Jackson
Founder & CEO, Sister’s Network, Inc.
Ama Love
President & CEO, SIMEMA Strategy Partners LLC
Kelah Raymond
Founder, SPARC Solutions Group
Ashley Small
Founder, Medley Inc.
Lajuana Centrell Williams
President & CEO,
Ashley Turner
First Daughter, City of Houston
Maria Rios
President & CEO, Nation Waste, Inc.
Chau Nguyen
Co-Founder, Myth and Symbol
Marvalette Hunter
Chief of Staff, City of Houston & Principal, 3D Visions Planning Consulting
Christina J. Payne
Owner, Beanstalk Fundraising and Community Relations
Misty Starks
CEO, Misty Blue Media & 3B Resources Group Public Relations
CleRenda McGrady
Author & Founder, Project P.U.S.H.
Pamela Ellis
CEO, Smahrt Solutions & Founder, The Smahrt Girl Foundation
Crystal Hadnott
Owner, Synergy Total Holistic Health and Wellness & Director, Strategic Partnerships & Programs, EBONY
ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Author, Journalist, & Publisher, Brown Girls Books
Cynthia Clay Briggs
Executive Director, Communities In Schools of Houston, Inc.
Sonny Messiah-Jiles
CEO & Publisher, Defender Media Group
Debra Stewart
Director, Supplier Diversity and Diversity Outreach, Shell
Tiko Reynolds Hausman
President, TKO Biz Solutions
Dr. Laura Murillo
President & CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Tori Cole
CEO, Precise Price
Karen Carter Richards
CEO & Publisher, Houston Forward Times
Trang Nguyen
Co-Founder, Myth and Symbol
Zawadi Bryant
CEO, Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care

The awards reception will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at WeWork Houston Galleria, 2700 Post Oak Blvd, Houston TX 77056. The program will begin at 6:30 pm with an exclusive WeWork location tour beginning at 6:00 pm.The Walker’s Legacy Power25 Houston Awards program is part of a national effort by the organization to highlight the achievements of local business and community leaders.  In addition to Houston, the organization has honored a total of 150 women in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, and Los Angeles.

For more information and to RSVP for the program, please visit here.

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