Congratulations to the 2020 Award Winners!


Congratulations to our very own Kelly Norton, for her recent Leadership North Houston award! Kelly was named Leadership North Houston's "2011 Distinguished Community Leader". She truly is a model of authentic and empowering leadership in the North Houston community and beyond. We are so proud of you, Kelly!


Melissa Rotholz (President-Elect) and Kelly Norton (Past Vice President of Membership) presented to hundreds of Cy-Fair ISD VIPS (volunteers) on May 17 at their annual Spring Training. You can access their presentation materials on leadership and teamwork here:

The Practice of Leadership.pptx


Our wonderful CYFEN Past President, Anya Lucas, was quoted in a magazine article!

"You Can't Fire Your Kids, so..." in the current February/March 2011 issue of Working Mother magazine:


Our newsletter won a regional award! Kelly Norton, VP of Membership, attended the ABWA regional conference in Albuquerque in April and submitted two sample issues for judging. CYFEN News was among the winners! Kelly accepted the award on behalf of editor Dana Fisher Ashrawi. You can see the award logo on the Home page of the website, and a list of all winners in the last issue of the ABWA magazine. The newsletter goes on for national competition in September. Thanks to everyone who has played a part in contributing articles, reports, photos, and suggestions.



Congratulations to our 2012 Woman of Excellence, Kathi Schmitt! She will receive her award at the 2012 Woman of Excellence Gala on September 22, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Let's show Kathi our support by joining the CYFEN table for the event. RSVP to

2012 Women of Excellence Gala

The Federation of Houston Professional Women
presents the

2012 Women of Excellence Gala
Voices of Excellence

September 22, 2012

Honoree Rehearsal Tea
September 16, 2012

Hyatt Regency Downtown
1200 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX

Gala Individual Tickets: $100
Table Sponsorship: $1,100
Sponsorship includes seating for 10, table placard
Sponsor name included in video presentation at Gala
Sponsor acknowledged on this web site.


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