The Top 30 Influential Women of Houston Awards Gala, held at the Houstonian Hotel, celebrated a diverse group of Houston women who encompass tenacity, discipline and diligence. Awardees have broken barriers in their respective fields and left an indelible mark on the face of Houston in the various industries and communities they serve. Attendees included organizer, D-MARS, Judge Clarease Yates, Rep. Alma Allen, Cheryl Creuzot, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Mari Kottak, Jermayn Mack, Terry Williams, Manu Prashar, Amber & Lemarcus Newman, John Sadler, Erika Guidry, Shawn Simmons and countless others.