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Hall of Fame Houston women: New inductees command the room, wow the crowd

Hall of Fame Houston women: New inductees command the room

62 Mayor Annise Parker, from left, Kathy Hubbard and Lenora Sorola-Pohlman at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
Honoree Mayor Annise Parker, from left, joins Kathy Hubbard and Lenora Sorola-Pohlman at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
38 Leisa Holland-Nelson, from left, Philamena Baird, Roxann Neumann, Suzan Deison and Karen Love at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
Leisa Holland-Nelson, from left, Philamena Baird, Roxann Neumann, Suzan Deison and Karen Love at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
195 Jim Murphy, from left, Joan Huffman, Dana Kervin and Mike      Anzilotti at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
Jim Murphy, from left, Joan Huffman, Dana Kervin and Mike Anzilotti at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
125 Ellie Francisco, from left, Donna Bruni and Franelle Rogers at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
Ellie Francisco, from left, Donna Bruni and Franelle Rogers at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
191 Dr. Mae Jemison, from left, Shara Fryer, Betty J. Tutor, Kathy Lehne, Dr. Nancy Chang, Sue Burnett, Dr. Ellen Gritz, Carol Linn, Mayor Annise Parker, Janiece Longoria, Debra Stewart and Bobbie Nau
Dr. Mae Jemison, from left, Shara Fryer, Betty J. Tutor, Kathy Lehne, Dr. Nancy Chang, Sue Burnett, Dr. Ellen Gritz, Carol Linn, Mayor Annise Parker, Janiece Longoria, Debra Stewart and Bobbie Nau at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
62 Mayor Annise Parker, from left, Kathy Hubbard and Lenora Sorola-Pohlman at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
38 Leisa Holland-Nelson, from left, Philamena Baird, Roxann Neumann, Suzan Deison and Karen Love at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
195 Jim Murphy, from left, Joan Huffman, Dana Kervin and Mike      Anzilotti at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
125 Ellie Francisco, from left, Donna Bruni and Franelle Rogers at the Greater Houston Women's Hall of Fame Gala December 2013
191 Dr. Mae Jemison, from left, Shara Fryer, Betty J. Tutor, Kathy Lehne, Dr. Nancy Chang, Sue Burnett, Dr. Ellen Gritz, Carol Linn, Mayor Annise Parker, Janiece Longoria, Debra Stewart and Bobbie Nau

What: The Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce Women's Hall of Fame gala.

Where: The Royal Sonesta Hotel.

The 411: The sixth annual event recognizing women of accomplishment was chaired by Leisa Holland-Nelson and Roxann Neumann. Inducted into the 2013 Hall of Fame were Sue Burnett, Nancy Chang, Shara Fryer, Dr. Ellen Gritz, Dr. Mae Jemison, Kathy Lehne, Carol Linn, Port of Houston chair Janiece Longoria, Beth Madison, Bobbie Nau, Mayor Annise Parker, Debra Stewart and Betty Tutor.

Who: Among the 500 guests were State Rep. Jim Murphy, State Sen. Joan Huffman, Dana Kervin, Mike Anzilotti, Ellie Francisco, Donna Bruni, Franelle Rogers, Kathy Hubbard, Philamena Baird and Suzan Deison.