Game Changers

Houston, Texas

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The Westin Galleria Houston

Women in STEM Awards

Honoring Outstanding Women in STEM

Girlstart Houston Council

Sharmila Anandasabapathy

Anna Belcheva

Genie Bopp

Cindy Boyd

Helen Chen

Jeff Davis

Terri Griffin

Kathy Holland

Kelley Hughes

Marie Myers

Aparna Rao

Leanne Schneider

Dave Stump

Rose Valenzuela

2017 Keynote Speaker: Coming Soon!

The Game Changers Annual Luncheon is a special celebration honoring women who have made a significant impact in STEM. Girlstart’s Game Changers Luncheon raises vital funds to support Girlstart’s year-round programs in Houston, including free after school and summer camp programs, now reaching more than 500 girls at 20 high-need Houston schools.

2017 Women In STEM Coming Soon!

The Women in STEM Awards honors women that have made a significant impact in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Here are the criteria considered:

  • Works as a professional in a STEM related field and achieved a level of significant recognition in her field of expertise
  • Promotes the empowerment of women in STEM
  • Serves as a role model for young women in STEM
  • Raises the awareness and importance of STEM in her community

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Mystery Boxes

We are now accepting in-kind donations for our Mystery Boxes, which will be sold to guests during the luncheon.


Click HERE to download the Mystery Box donation form.


Mystery Boxes are filled with great prizes valued from $25 (and more). Donors include HP,  milk + honey,  Heads & Tales a Premier Salon, CAMAC, and more! It’s a great way to get the word out about your business at the same time your in-kind gift supports Girlstart.