Houston City Councilmember Amanda Edwards along with the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Watch Her Work and Links, Inc. (Houston Chapter) hosted An Evening of Women’s Empowerment at the Houston Chronicle Building. Participants were educated, equipped with critical tools, encouraged, and empowered by a dynamic set of trailblazing and inspirational women including Samina Farid, Donna Cole, Jade Simmons, Judge Germaine Tanner, Robin Paoli, Gabriela Rodriguez and others. The pre-reception featured food samples from local female chefs and restaurant owners. Other attendees included Denise Hamilton, Carla Lane, Dorita Hatchett, Emily Anderson, Linda Lorelle, Kimberly Robison, Aiesha Odutayo, Cherise Story, Cora Robinson, Stephanie Meads and many others.