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Houston Boardrooms Are Gradually Becoming More Diverse

Posted on · An article in the Houston Chronicle last month explored how more women are being brought into company boardrooms in Houston. With more young women encouraged to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers and older execs retiring, the trend may continue. We discuss this and other ways Houston’s boardrooms may be changing with Stephen Newton, the […]

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Female CEOs Share their Experiences and Lessons for Women in Business

Posted on · Today is the start of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance’s Business Expo at the George R. Brown Convention Center. For 20 years, the WBEA has worked to help women’s business enterprises grow and develop. The Houston-based organization serves nearly 100 counties in the state. To learn more about the challenges women face in business, we talk […]

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Are Companies at Risk when the CEO is in the Cockpit?

Posted on · CEOs are dying in private plane crashes more often than you might think. Why? And what does it have to do with Houston? Well, the connection lies in the oil and gas industry, and industries like it, and how the personalities of CEOs which allow them to be calculated risk-takers also lead some of them to be […]