Gala Chairs
 Masu Haque-Khan and Morgan Shin
 cordially invite you to


 

 

Tahirih Houston’s 3rd Annual Gala is a festive and moving evening to pay tribute to the incredible courage of Tahirih’s clients, and renew our commitment to work together to end violence against women and girls. We hope you will join us for this inspirational and joyful evening.

Event Details
The Houstonian Hotel
111 N. Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024
Cocktail Attire
6:30 p.m. VIP Reception
7:00 p.m. Reception & Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Seated Dinner

 

Program Details

Musical entertainment will be provided by acclaimed jazz artist Yelba and her band. Nicaraguan-born Yelba came into this world with a gift for harmonies and a joy for entertaining. She learned to play the guitar by watching her father strumming as he sang Nicaraguan folk tunes to his five children. Learn more about Yelba
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Award-winning Artist Edgar Medina of Houston will give a live art performance. His work of art will be auctioned and the proceeds will fund our lifesaving work. Medina’s contemporary abstract art work is known for its bright and bold color palettes, and he aspires to give back to his community through his art. Learn more about Edgar Medina and his work
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See photos from our 2013 Gala. For more information, contact Christine Spencer, Outreach and Events Manager, at Christine@tahirih.org or 713-496-0100.
 


GALA HONOREES

COURAGEOUS VOICE HONOREE

Itza Mejia
COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD
BP
America, Inc.
FOUNDER’S AWARD
The
Hearst Foundation
ADVOCACY AWARD
Deputy Chief
Edward Gallagher
PRO BONO ATTORNEY OF THE YEAR
Kathleen
Weir

GALA SPONSORS

UNDERWRITER
Laura and John Arnold

BENEFACTOR
Masu and Badar Khan & Morgan and David Shin

PATRON
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Direct Energy
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Shell Oil Company
Tahirih Baker

LIFESAVER
Arnold & Porter LLP
Amy Rodgers
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Baker Botts LLP
Baker Hughes Foundation
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Building Smart Kids
Capital One
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
Shiva and Gus Gill
Lisa & Sanjay Kalavar
The Marek Family
Mayer Brown LLP
The Marek Family
Norton Rose Fulbright
Lydia Protopapas
Sheila and John Tweed
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP

FRIEND
abc13
Tanya and Jeff Andrien
BP America
DLA Piper LLP (U.S.)
Eugene and Bob Etnyre
GE Oil & Gas
Liz Dennis
Michele “Mitch” & Don Gibbons
Shazma & Arshad Matin
SES Design Group
Shazma and Arshad Matin
Tanya and Jeff Andrian
Winstead PC

GALA COMMITTEE

Sonia Azad
Heather Beliveaux
Magali S. Candler
Jessica Crutcher
Liz Dennis
Michele “Mitch” Gibbons
Audrey Hendricks
Kate E. Hill
Celina Joachim
Lisa Kalavar
Christine LaFollette
Shazma Matin
Jennifer Nelsen
Lydia Protopapas
Amy Rodgers
Kathleen Weir