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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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Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation and its founder, Dr. Deavra Daughtry, hosted the Global Tribute honoring the late Dr. Myles Munroe and his legacy. The event was held on Thursday evening at the J.W. Marriott. Dr. Munroe’s adult children, Myles Munroe, Jr. and Charisa Munroe, were in attendance. They spoke on how in one day their lives…

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     The final event of the two-day TWEF Financial & Leadership Summit was the International Leadership Awards honoring eight power couples including Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and his wife. They both gave advice to the youth in the audience. The evening also honored several students who will be receiving scholarships up to $10K from TWEF to help…

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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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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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HOUSTON-Some of the world’s most prominent and influential women business owners, finance experts, spiritual and motivational speakers made their way to the Wortham Theater in Houston for the 6th Annual Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) Sister to Sister Celebrity Food Drive in celebration of Women’s History Month. It was truly a special night full of…

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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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The Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation, Comerica Bank, and Fox 26 held the sixth annual International Financial Leadership Summit at the luxurious Royal Sonesta. Fox 26 anchor woman Melinda Spaulding served as mistress of ceremony and welcomed Beacon Home Health Care owner Lora Mayes, who offered inspirational words to the conference attendees regarding TWEF memberships and…

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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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Phenomenal, inspiring, uplifting and empowering are a few words to describe the night as people from around the world attended the standing-room-only event, “Sister to Sister: Celebrating the Power and Purpose of Sisterhood,” featuring world-renowned author and spiritual teacher, Iyanla Vanzant. The event was sponsored by Deavra Daughtry and the Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation at…

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