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PowHER Leaders 2023 Award Celebration

Thursday, March 30th | 3pm - 6pm | The Bougainvilleas
12126 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077

Join us for our Spring Awards Celebration recognizing the outstanding young women in our Nerdy Girl Success Programs and honoring our incredible volunteers! 

Event Activities will include Networking, Shopping Vendors, Photo Booth, Lite Bites, Keynote Speaker, Awards Presentation & Volunteer Recognition

Impact Information

In our 4 years of operation, despite the pandemic, we have provided 523 hours of free programming by 383 volunteers to 740 young women.

Our Nerdy Girls

    • Have been accepted into business mentoring programs
    • Have gone out for and been accepted to school leadership positions
    • Are better prepared for interviews for college, internships and jobs.

Student Testimonial

Without this program I would not have been able to be comfortable in my own skin, giving and taking interviews, and making such amazing connections. Thank you so so much for this opportunity, truly from the bottom of my heart.

Keynote Speaker - Nancy Henriquez

As our Keynote, Nancy has an incredible story of determination, resilience and inspiration to share with attendees.

Nancy Henriquez is VP of Sales and Marketing for Synetek Solutions. In 2008, Nancy co-founded her first IT business at the age of 22 after being in the industry right out of high school. In 2016 she founded an award-winning cybersecurity and compliance focused MSP before being acquired in 2021.

Nancy is an alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Business Program, selected as a Champion for the C200 advancing women grant, has been recognized for her DE&I advocacy in the IT Channel, listed as top 100 Women of the IT Channel for the last 3 years, recognized as a Next-Gen Leader in the IT Channel and sits on the board of several IT organization boards.

Nominate A Young Woman

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

The St. Jules Foundation

Silver Sponsors

Swag Bag Sponsor
Photo Booth Sponsor