Our Limitless Leader this week is Marisela Luviano, CPA. Marisela is Senior Audit Manager at Melton & Melton, L.L.P. and a Houston Networking Committee Member. Read more about why she gives back and her favorite inspiring podcast here. Over the coming weeks you will meet more of our volunteers. Please join us in recognizing them for the amazing work they do!
From P&I this week, it seems the money management industry has a wider gender pay gap than the overall reported 79 cents. In asset management, women are paid just 69 cents for every dollar earned by men, so while steps are being taken to address the issue, more needs to be done. The full article can be found here.
Last week Chevron agreed to purchase Anadarko for $33 billion and this week, Anadarko management are dealing with their #me too moment as they were sued by a woman who detailed discriminatory behavior in their Denver office. The full article can be found here.
If you avoid networking events because you find small talk awkward and tedious, the next article is for you. The Business Insider article illustrates 14 strategies to start a more interesting and engaging conversation. The full article can be found here.
Tickets are going fast for our flagship 10th annual State of the Markets coming up on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 in Dallas, benefiting the Young Women’s Preparatory Network. This year we are honored to have the legendary Alice Gould and CIO of the Year TJ Carlson joining us. It is not too late to buy a table or become a sponsor! Please reach out to Bianca King at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Please join me in thanking our amazing corporate and personal sponsors: Addepar, Akin Gump, ANC Alpha, BKD CPAs & Advisors, BKM Sowan Horan, LLP, Bowie Capital, Carlson Capital, Haynes and Boone, Latham and Watkins, Lord, Abbett & Co., Metropolitan Partners Group, Newhouse + Noblin, Orix Capital, Paradigm Advisors, Phlox Capital, PIMCO, Satori Capital, Smith Asset Management, TrueSquid, LLC, Weaver – Fort Worth, Winstead PC, Christine Breck, Kristen Cobb, Carla Knobloch, Lori Lindley, Wanda Potts.
You will not want to miss this year’s raffle. We have some amazing items from Kendra Scott, Tory Burch, CAST Wine, The Network Bar, Lombardi Family Concepts, Tara Lenney Design, Bird Bakery, Cane Rosso, Theory, One Lagree, MB Mind and Body, Follain, Brenda Schoenfeld, Flywheel, The Slate