2019 Parade of Stars Award Nominees

Announcing the 2019 Parade of Stars Award Nominees

We are excited to announce the nominees for the 2019 Parade of Stars Awards! The winners will be announced on January 31st at the Parade of Stars Gala at the Omni Dallas. Stay tuned in the upcoming weeks as we take a closer look at the awards process and some of this year’s nominees.

WBE Wins Global Woman Inspirational Award

Cherie Mathews, an Austin-based WBE and CEO of Healincomfort, has been awarded the Global Woman Inspirational Award presented by Global Woman in collaboration with the Inspirational Awards for Women. She received the award at the Global Woman Summit held New York City on July 14th.
11th Annual Women in Business Awards

11th Annual Women in Business Awards

Join the Dallas Business Journal in honoring the top North Texas Women in Business! There will be networking and a trade show before and after the awards luncheon. Don't miss the celebration!

Austin Woman's Way Award Announces WBE Finalist

WBE and owner of Gold Rush Vinyl, Caren Kelleher has been announced as the finalist for the On the Dot Woman's Rising Star Award. Austin Woman Magazine presents the annual Woman's Way Awards to recognize professional women who innovate and contribute to the city's development and progress.
The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year”

The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year”

The Women’s Business Council – Southwest is excited to announce Patricia Christian, as the Latina Style, “Entrepreneur of the Year,” winner. The Latino Style Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors leading entrepreneurs that stand out in leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Award recipients are nominated by community partners and are selected based on their vision, leadership, financial success, community service, and visibility as a role model for young women. This year, the council nominated Patricia Christian, President and CEO of the CRC Group Inc. for her entrepreneurial
Profiles in Power

Austin WBEs Nominated for ABJ's Profiles in Power

Congratulations to René Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation and Valerie Salinas-Davis, CEO of EnviroMedia ! Both WBCS members were nominated for Austin Business Journal's 23rd annual Profiles in Power & Women of Influence in Central Texas. 85 professional women were nominated for the award, many of which are entrepreneurs. René Banglesdorf was recognized as one of the top 26 finalists for the Profiles in Power distinction. See the full list of finalists and winners here .
Latino Business Awards

The Latino Business Awards 2017

The Latino Business Awards, a partnership between D CEO magazine and the Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos, honors outstanding Latino leaders and companies and organizations in the North Texas region. All finalists and winners will be recognized in the September issue of D CEO . The deadline to enter is Friday, June 2, 2017. Award categories include: • Outstanding Latino Business (Small Company) • Outstanding Latino Business (Midsize Company) • Outstanding Latino Business (Large Company) • Outstanding Latino Nonprofit • Latino Advocate • Latino Executive of the Year For more information and

WBE Finalists at the Woman's Way Awards

Jill Burns and Kelly Gasnik, co-founders of Austin Cocktails and WBE members, are finalists in the Product Innovation category of the 2017 Woman's Way Awards. The Woman's Way Awards are hosted by WBE member, Austin Women Magazine, each year to recognize outstanding and influential women-owned and -led businesses in Austin. Over 150 companies applied, yet only 43 finalists made the cut in each of the 13 categories. The Woman's Way Awards will be held on Thursday, May 4 at the JW Marriott Austin. Click here to read more about Jill, Kelly, and their journey to success.