Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference Makes HerStory for Houston Women with Launch Her 2013

Style Magazine Newswire | 4/9/2013, 11:50 a.m.
The Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (AWEC) will host Launch Her 2013 on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9am–2pm at the ...

The Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference (AWEC) will host Launch Her 2013 on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9am–2pm at the prestigious Houstonian Hotel. This highly interactive event will create a vehicle for women to reach their fullest potential in both business and their daily lives; while building and cultivating their personal brand.

Throughout the event, Founder Shantera Chatman and LifeStyle Designer DaRhonda Williams will facilitate exercises, administer group coaching, and participate in expert panels as they focus on connection, accountability, and development. The Launch Her 2013 panelists are a diverse group of local experts and business leaders whose experiences will continuously drive home the message of launching into a new beginning. Panelists include: Vanessa Reed, Asst. Vice President and South Texas CRA Manager for Comerica Bank, Ann Williams, CPA, Emily Yang, Vice President North Highland Company, Rayanne Darensbourg, Executive Director, YWCA Houston, Rebecca Briscoe, National Entertainment Reporter, Houston Style Magazine, Michelle Harden, Owner, Kingdom View Talk Show, and Kim Fontenot, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley. Sponsors also include: Comerica Bank, North Highland Company, Morgan Stanley, Promed Rx Pharmacy, and Houston Style Magazine.

“Launch Her 2013 is a great opportunity for women to network with like-minded leaders in the community. They are going to have a great time. This event was created with women in mind and that’s what is going to make it a success”, says Shantera Chatman, Founder and Executive Director.

About Annual Women's Empowerment Conference: AWEC is a non-profit organization geared toward the betterment of women both professionally and personally. This organization aims to provide programming that Let's the Real YOU Shine Through! AWEC is a different type of experience that helps women network better, live better, and feel better. The mission of the AWEC is to empower and equip women of all ages and backgrounds with the tools needed to achieve their personal and professional goals.

To register for Launch Her 2013, please visit and to learn more about AWEC, visit