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The devastation of Hurricane Harvey has been a heavily discussed topic over the last two weeks and rightfully so. With winds clocking around 111 mph and a constant downpour of rain totaling 15 trillion gallons, Texas faced one of the worst hurricanes in its history. Harvey left houses and business demolished, as well as scores of people…

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Deavra Daughtry, Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation founder; and co-founder Ebone Stowers presented the 2016 Sister to Sister 2.0, Power of a Queen. All kings and queens were invited to this event with special guest and honorary chair LeToya Luckett a Houston native. Luckett is an actress, singer and songwriter, two time Grammy Award winner for Best R&B Song, and…

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TWEF received a $60K grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas at the ribbon-cutting for its Healthy Kids Healthy Families program’s urban garden. The Harris County Healthcare alliance study showed more than 25 percent of children in the county live in food insecure homes and TWEF’s urban garden is within a USDA designated “food desert.” The residents…

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The Boss Network’s Ladies That Lead Tour celebrates successful women of color who serve as leaders in their communities. Hosted by The Boss Network founder Cameka Smith, this year’s event in Houston will feature business mogul and supermodel Beverly Johnson. The self-proclaimed “modelpreneur” will offer advice and strategies designed to inspire and motivate participants to achieve…

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Deavra Daughtry Founder, Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation What were your goals for expansion to South Africa? To empower and educate the people of Africa using South Africa as a gateway and launchpad into the African continent. What would you suggest for people consider expanding into South Africa? Define your business plan for accessing global markets.…

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By sharing her compassion and believing in team building, Deavra Daughtry has trained more than 10,000 health care employees as the CEO of Excellent Care Management and Excel E Care Home Health Care. As an innovative and diverse businesswoman, she is the owner and president of Platinum Results Marketing and International Décor & Events. Daughtry,…

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National and local business moguls gathered Friday, Aug. 24 for the 2012 International Leadership Awards dinner held at the majestic Wortham Theatre in downtown Houston. International business tycoon Farouk Shami; and Francis Page Jr., president of Minority Print Media, served as chair and co- chair for the evening honoring; Reginald Van Lee, executive vice president…

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On Friday, May 11, 2012, The Black Economic Council (BEC), a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of promoting self-sufficiency of black American communities through economic development, held its seventh annual Urban Economic Conference at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. The BEC held informative panel discussions that included game-changing topics like Transforming Your…

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CEO of The Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation, Ms. Deavra Daughtry in conjunction with Comerica Bank hosted the organization’s annual Read To Lead Holiday Book Drive and Computer Giveaway on Monday, Dec. 5. The evening’s focus on education and empowerment included the announcement of the 2011 youth scholarships totaling $5000, in addition to awarding 500 books…

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