Houston Area Professional Express Network (HAPEN)
Supporting Your Success
Houston Area Professional Express Network
The Houston Area Professional Express Network of the American Business Women's Association is an organization that provides business training and education for career advancement and personal development for all working women.
2012-2013 Vision Statement: Our vision for the Houston Area Professional Express Network is to be the fastest growing, largest network in the United States and to develop strategic alliances with businesses and the community thus paying it forward while supporting our members through leadership development, mentoring and networking.
ABWA Mission Statement
To bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.
2013 ABWA Woman of the Year
The Boeing Company
2013 FHPW Woman of Excellence
Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company
2014 American Business Woman of ABWA
Dr. Melanie Brown
2014 Houston Area Council of ABWA Delegate
2014 Federation of Houston Professional Women Delegate
Dr. Sue Bradshaw - Primary
Dyane Magliolo - Alternate
Congratulations to Mary Rodriguez
2013 Houston Area Council of ABWA National Newsletter Award Winner
Mary has done an incredible job serving as the 2013 Houston Area Council of ABWA (HACA) Newsletter Editor and HAPEN’s Council Delegate. Mary works hard to produce a quality newsletter filled with ABWA activity information, member recognition, and meeting all ABWA requirements. This is not an easy task. She not only makes the newsletter interesting and beautiful, she has won the ABWA National Women's Leadership Conference Newsletter Award two years in a row. This is the third year the Houston Area Council has won the award, which were all produced by HAPEN members – Mary Rodriguez (2012 & 2013) and Myrleen Knott (2011). Congratulations ladies, job well done!
2013 National Newsletter Award Winners
New-Roc Charter Chapter | Lancaster Area Express Network | La Capitale Chapter
| Trendsetter Chapter | ViVon Chapter | Heart of the Piedmont Chapter | Victoria
Professional Express Network | Berkshire Charter Chapter | Oceanside Charter
Chapter | Washoe Zephyrs Chapter | Houston Area Council | Kansas City Area
Special Holiday Celebration
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
1341 Voss Road, Houston, TX 77057
6:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.
Next Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The Tasting Room
1101-18 Uptown Park Blvd. | Houston TX, 77056
Networking begins at 5:45 PM
Dinner/Program starts at 6:15 PM
Reservations are $33 per person
Uptown Park is on the southbound feeder of the West Loop between Woodway and Post Oak Blvd. Valet parking is available at the door.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Program
How to Work Smarter, Not Harder!
Strategic Planning & Operations for Small Businesses
Dr. Paul Withey, Texas Bay Area Credit Union
Today's small businesess are challenged with managing chaos in a highly dynamic and competitive environment with very few resources. Learn how to identify business improvement opportunities and improve decision making by taking a bottom up instead of a top down approach to resolving business chaos. This session will help participants understand how to be a transformational leader by developing strategis to respond to chaos and creating new operational norms. Click here for more details.
2013 - 2014 Programs and Speakers
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