Beaumont, Texas – The Texas Diversity Council (TXDC) will host a Beaumont Women in Leadership Symposium from 8:30 a.m. until noon, Thursday, July 11, 2014 at the Beaumont Event Centre, 700 Crockett St. in downtown Beaumont. The event will feature a panel of executive women from organizations from Beaumont and surrounding areas, all focusing on the theme “Women of Vision: Leading Transformation in the Workplace.”
Entergy Texas, Inc. is title sponsor for the event. Individual tickets are $35 and those interested in attending may register at
“We are very excited to bring this event to Beaumont,” said Dennis Kennedy, CEO and Founder of the National Diversity Council (NDC). “The purpose of this symposium is to allow attendees to learn from a diverse panel of women leaders who have exceled throughout the scope of their careers.”
The panelists sharing at this year’s symposium are Sallie Rainer, president and chief executive officer, Entergy Texas, Inc.; Samina Farid, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Merrick Systems; Carol Fernandez, president and chief executive officer, Catholic Charities; Margie Conway, plant manager, Chevron Phillips Port Arthur Plant; and Dr. Vivian Jefferson, vice president, Lamar Institute of Technology.
About the Texas Diversity Council:
The Texas Diversity Council, a non-profit organization established in 2004, is committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion. The Council spans six markets and affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.