A Celebration for All the Women Who Came Before Us
A CELEBRATION FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO CAME BEFORE US

Suffragists began their organized fight for women’s equality in 1848 when they demanded the right to vote during the first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York. For the next 72 years, women leaders lobbied, marched, picketed, and protested for the right to the ballot.  Read more!
Inspiration Corner
Who is your Woman of the Century? Let us know!
BEYONCE, BARBARA BUSH, SELENA AND SIMONE BILES AMONG INSPIRING WOMEN ON TEXAS LIST
When everything seems bigger in Texas, it would be foolish to expect small feats from the women of the Lone Star State. Some may think of the macho, rough-and-tumble cowboy when they think of Texas strength, but it doesn't get much tougher than suffragettes whose fight through success and failures led to Texas becoming the first Southern state to ratify the 19th Amendment. Read more from USA Today
Empowering Wellness Corner
Q&A WITH THERAPIST MARY JO RAPINI

By: Dr. Susan
One topic that has continued to surface during the pandemic is how to stay connected to your partner and maintain intimacy. I recently sat down with sex and intimacy therapist Mary Jo Rapini to chat about her biggest piece of advice for couples who want to stay connected and restore their sex lives.
Inspiration Corner
I AM NOT MY HAIR GIVEAWAY
IN HONOR OF NATIONAL HAIR LOSS AWARENESS MONTH!

GHWCC Member Kim Roxie, Founder of LAMIK Beauty and Takia Scott, Founder of Sophisticated Images, have teamed up to give one deserving woman a chance to pamper herself! Both founders have faced the challenges of hair loss firsthand, and know the courage it takes to decide to own their beauty for themselves, no matter what society says. Learn more
Business Resource Corner
FOUR EASY WAYS TO BOLSTER YOUR COMPANY'S REPUTATION

Reputation matters in business — both online and via word of mouth. In fact, recent statistics from reputationX noted that 49 percent of consumers need to see at least a four-star rating before going with a business, and not just one four star rating.
The average customer wants to see at least seven good reviews before trusting the business.
THE STATE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS

When Dane Stangler, Vice President of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation said, "Entrepreneurship drives economic growth, propels job creation and creates opportunities for upward economic mobility," he wasn't just talking about the best of times. Read more from Entrepreneur Magazine!
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THE FORTUNE 500 NOW HAS A RECORD NUMBER OF FEMALE CEOS: A WHOPPING 38
Clorox just named Linda Rendle as its new chief executive, bringing the number of women CEOs on the Fortune 500 list to 38 — a new record that underscores the slow pace of change at the highest levels of business.
STATISTA & FORBES: THE BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN 2020
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CO-CHAIR RACHEL CONRAD EXCITED ABOUT UPCOMING GHWCC STYLE SHOW

"The mentorships and scholarships provided because of this event are invaluable. The Women in the Fast Lane role models are an encouragement and inspiration to women and young girls of all ages. I am excited and honored to be a part of such a wonderful organization of women supporting and encouraging other women to strive and push for leadership roles in their careers."
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October 8, 2020
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