Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce Announce Jane Campbell, Goalkeeper, Houston Dash as the Special Guest Speaker at Pride Across Texas
HOUSTON, TX (August 21, 2020) - The Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce announce Jane Campbell, co-captain of the Houston Dash, winners of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) 2020 Challenge Cup, as the keynote speaker and special guest at the upcoming Pride Across Texas Virtual Networking Event on August 27, 2020.
Jane Campbell, the youngest goalkeeper to get called into a U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) camp at the age of 17, joined Houston when she was selected as the 15th pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft. Since then, the Georgia native established herself as a leader and co-captain of the team who most recently won the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup.
Aside from being a promise in goal for the USWNT having earned three caps with the senior team, Campbell owns her own clothing company called ‘Ace of Spades Apparel’, which she launched in October of 2019.
Pride Across Texas is a quarterly joint virtual networking event for the LGBTQ & Allied Business Community. The event was started, in June 2020, by the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce which is made up of the Austin LGBT Chamber , Greater Houston LGBT Chamber, North Texas LGBT Chamber and San Antonio LGBT Chamber.
Combined, Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce have more than 1,000 members. This event gives LGBTQ+ Chamber members and their guests a chance to reach beyond their city, county, and region to create new business networks!
The August event will take place on August 27, 2020 | 4:30-6:00pm. The agenda includes:
- Inspiration from Jane Campbell of the Houston Dash, the National Women's Soccer League 2020 Challenge Cup Champions
- Welcome from Greg Bibb, President, CEO, and Partner for the Dallas Wings of the Women's National Basketball Association
- Live entertainment
- Breakout rooms to give participants an opportunity to create connections "across cities" and through the network of Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce
For Pride Across Texas sponsorship information in 2020 or 2021, click here to find information and benefits.
About the Texas LGBTQ Chambers of Commerce: The Texas Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) Chambers of Commerce is a coalition of the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce, North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce, and San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce. We work to achieve equality and inclusion by promoting economic vitality in our communities and strengthening LGBTQ and Ally businesses.
The 1,000+ LGBTQ and Allied businesses of the Chambers speak with one voice. We call upon our local elected representatives to introduce or support legislation that supports diversity in the workplace and opposes discrimination. We know, in Texas, when business thrives, people prosper. For this to happen, all Texans must be included and respected.
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