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Houston Gala

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Houston Gala Save the DateTahirih Houston 5th Annual Gala

Omni Houston Hotel
4 Riverway
Houston, TX 77056

7 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner & Program
*Cocktail Attire

Thank you to all who attended this inspirational evening to pay tribute to the courage of our clients and renew your commitment to ending the epidemic of violence against women. The gala saves lives by raising vital funds for immigrant women and girls in the greater Houston area to receive free legal and social services.

Check back soon for coverage and photos of this year’s event!

Meet Eva La Rue: Master of Ceremonies

Eva La Rue
Emmy nominated actress, Eva La Rue is best known for starring roles on the television series “CSI: Miami” and “All My Children.” Besides starring and guest starring in dozens of TV shows and films, is a prominent philanthropic spokesperson for a variety of causes that she cares about deeply.

Meet Maritza: 2016 Courageous Voice Honoree

Born into poverty in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world, Maritza grew up surrounded by gang violence and corruption. Read her full story.

Gala Committee

Leslie & Bill Buck
Chris & Craig LaFollette

Kenneth Anderson & Andreanne Vachon
Laura & John Arnold
Kathleen & Jeb Bertalotus
Leslie & Bill Buck
Alan & Malinda Crain
Andre & Lauren Granello
Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro
Audrey Hendricks
Celina & Doug Joachim
Lisa & Sanjay Kalavar
Monica Karuturi & Kamaran Sathyamoorthy
Jennifer & Shawn Kavoussi
Masu & Badar Khan
Stuart Nance & Hannah Sibiski
Jennifer Nelsen
Lydia Protopapas
Amy Rodgers
Morgan & David Shin
Sheila & John Tweed
Natara Williams

Gala Sponsors

Laura & John Arnold

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Night Court

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Tahirih Baker
Mary & Marcel Barone/The Southampton Group
Direct Energy
Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro
Carol & Alan Kelly
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Morgan Lewis

Baker Botts LLP
Baker Hughes Foundation
BP America Inc
The Buck Family
Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Fragomen Worldwide
GE Oil & Gas
Audrey Hendricks
Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Houstonian Dental, Helen Jafari DDS
Lisa & Sanjay Kalavar
Masu & Badar Khan
The Marek Family
Mayer Brown LLP
Stuart Nance & Hannah Sibiski
Norton Rose Fulbright
Lydia Protopapas
Amy Rodgers
Sidley Austin LLP
Sheila & John Tweed
Winston & Strawn LLP

CenterPoint Energy
The Claro Group
Liz Dennis
Bob & Eugenia Etnyre
Gonzalez Olivieri LLC
Gray Reed & McGraw
Dr. Paul Lee DDS
Marathon Oil Company
Oasis Petroleum Inc
Karen Otazo-Hofmeister & John Hofmeister
Dr. Kumaran Sathyamoorthy & Monica Karuturi and North Cypress Urology
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Morgan & David Shin
Suarez Candler Law PLLC
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Westlake Chemical Corporation

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