What: Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC) annual Hall of Fame Gala.
Where: The Royal Sonesta Hotel.
The scoop: Ten women "who have contributed significantly to the advancement and empowerment of women and improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians" took bows as honorees at the annual gala. Chairing the event were Dr. Elizabeth Travis of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Gindi Vincent of ExxonMobil
Hall of Fame inductees were Susan Bischoff, Dr. Kelly K. Hunt, Gina Luna, Dr. Laura Peterson, Elizabeth Stein, Nancy Strohmer, June Ressler, Polly Turner, Laura Ward and Charlotte Allen (posthumously).
Who: Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott, GHWCC president and CEO Suzan Deison, Dr. Robert Robbins, Linda Lorelle and Lou Gregory, Diane Lokey Farb, Val Gibbs, Ellie Francisco, Leisa Holland-Nelson and Margaret Alkek-Williams.