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Dressing for success is focus of night out for global professional women's networking group

Dressing for success is focus of women's networking group's night out

Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Jill Wasserstrom, Elizabeth Beguerie, Nicole Bozick
Jill Wasserstrom, Elizabeth Beguerie, Nicole Bozick. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Shushana Castle, Jennifer Roosth, Lidya Osadchey
Shushana Castle, Jennifer Roosth, Lidya Osadchey. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Tammie Anne Johnson, Rasha Nasreddin
Tammie Anne Johnson, Rasha Nasredden. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Mathilde Leary, Liz Crosswell
Mathilde Leary, Liz Crosswell. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Betty Salanic, Amanda Hughes, Erlin Yeo Terwelp, Hemali Surana
Betty Salanic, Amanda Hughes, Erlin Yeo Terwelp, Hemali Surana. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Rachel Tenenbaum, Jill Wasserstrom
Rachel Tenenbaum, Jill Wasserstrom. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Kelly Cowthran, Sandra Cowthran
Kelly Cowthran,Sandra Cowthran. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Remy Norman, Mariam Jacob.
Remy Norman, Mariam Jacob. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Angela Nichols, Neera Patidar, Angela Lipsey, Claudia Sierra
Angela Nichols, Neera Paditar, Angela Lipsey, Claudia Sierra. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Ann-Michele Bowlin, Trinh Abrell
Ann-Michele Bowlin, Trinh Abrell. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Vivian Wong, Leela Madan, Thais Amaral Tellawi
Vivian Wong, Leela Madan,Thais Amaral Tellawi. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Layla Asgari, Nancy Almodovar
Layla Asgari, Nancy Almodovar. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Misti Pace Krahl, Lisa Pounds, Sahar Paz
Misti Pace Krahl, Lisa Pounds, Sahar Paz. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Kristin Hamilton, Jody Martin, Sharon Ainsworth, Cricket DeWalsh, Margaret Lee Pinkston, Nallely Trujillo-Conley
Kristin Hamilton, Jody Martin, Sharon Ainsworth, Cricket DeWalsh, Margaret Lee Pinkston, Nallely Trujillo-Conley. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Lidya Osadchey
Lidya Osadchey. Photo by Kim Coffman
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Jill Wasserstrom, Elizabeth Beguerie, Nicole Bozick
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Shushana Castle, Jennifer Roosth, Lidya Osadchey
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Tammie Anne Johnson, Rasha Nasreddin
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Mathilde Leary, Liz Crosswell
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Betty Salanic, Amanda Hughes, Erlin Yeo Terwelp, Hemali Surana
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Rachel Tenenbaum, Jill Wasserstrom
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Kelly Cowthran, Sandra Cowthran
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Remy Norman, Mariam Jacob.
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Angela Nichols, Neera Patidar, Angela Lipsey, Claudia Sierra
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Ann-Michele Bowlin, Trinh Abrell
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Vivian Wong, Leela Madan, Thais Amaral Tellawi
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Layla Asgari, Nancy Almodovar
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Misti Pace Krahl, Lisa Pounds, Sahar Paz
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Kristin Hamilton, Jody Martin, Sharon Ainsworth, Cricket DeWalsh, Margaret Lee Pinkston, Nallely Trujillo-Conley
Houston, Ellevate event at Tootsies, August 2015, Lidya Osadchey

What: Ellevate networking night focusing on dressing for business success.

Where: Tootsies.

The 411: Ellevate board member, president of the Yale Club and stylist Jessica Zachary Nicolayevsky orchestrated a fashion presentation featuring wardrobe basics for women in corporate and creative work environments. Also on the program were Lydia Osadchey, CEO of ESCAPE Family Resource Center, speaking on her immigration from Russia, and Lucy Corona, CEO and founder of SlimRitas.

Close to 130 women from various international backgrounds joined the event laced with SlimRitas and champagne and sweet treats from Mostly Chocolate, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Mister French's Cookies.

Who: Mathilde Leary, Jennifer Roosth, Mindy Fein, Nasha Nasredden, Bianca Ferrer, Trinh Abrell, Liz Crosswell, Rachel Tenenbaum, Shushana Castle, Neera Paditar, Luanne Jones, Mariam Jacob and Angela Nichols.