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Talking with Pride Summit 2023

Saturday, June 10, 2023 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)


The Chamber is proud to be a collaboration partner with The Woodlands Pride on the Talking with Pride Summit.

The Woodlands Pride is excited to present its inaugural summit, Talking with Pride, on June 10th, 2023. During the Summit, you will hear from various speakers and panels, including Chamber representatives, discussing mental health, small business, advocacy, and more pertaining to the LGBTQ+ community. The Chamber is proud to be a collaboration partner for this event.

Agenda (subject to change):

8:00 am - Registration & Networking

9:00 am - Welcome Address & Keynote Speaker

9:30 am - The Impact of Identity - How It Affects Mental Health

        Ellie Mental Health & Woodlands Springs Behavioral Health

10:15 am - Break

10:30 am - Panel Session I: Business Support for the LGBTQ+ Community

        Tammi Wallace, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce

        Gil Staley, CEO of The Woodlands Area EDP

        Shan Randle, Real Estate Advisor and Co-Founder of Empower Financial

11:30 am - Lunch

12:30 pm - How to Build a QSA/Supportive Environment for Youth

        Dr. Steven Wynne, TWHS

1:30 pm - Support for Trans Identities 

2:00 pm - Break

2:30 pm - Panel Session II: Advocacy for the LGBTQ+ Community

        Ian Haddock, Executive Director at Normal Anomaly

        Dan Cato, Corporate & Foundation Relations at Montrose Center

        Ray Purser, Legislative Affairs at Greater Houston Area LGBT Chamber of Commerce

        Devin McQuaig, Founder of The Gravel Collective

3:30 pm - TWP Closing Remarks 

4:00 pm - **Reception & Networking

        **Additional Reception ticket is purchased separately. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol. 

SHSU - The Woodlands Center
3380 College Park Dr.
Conroe, TX 77384 United States
Saturday, June 10, 2023 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)
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