Press Release: 2014 Makes a Stellar Year for the Texas Executive Women Class of “Women On The Move” and Rising Star Which Includes Our Very Own Mayor Annise Parker. Since 1985 Texas Executive Women(TEW) has recognized 10 influential women who are making moves and empowering others in the Houston Community with their Women on the Move(WOM) annual luncheon. The humble yet genius beginnings of WOM was the brainchild of Houston icon Robert Sakowitz and the luncheon which is a major fundraiser for the TEW scholarship fund and mentoring programs has grown leaps and bounds since its inception. The diverse group of exceptional Women on the Move all achieved phenomenal levels of success while constantly contributing to the Houston community and the WOM for this year’s 2014 class range from attorneys to CEO’s to doctors and our very own Mayor Annise D. Parker. This year’s class of Women on the Move are : Mayor Annise D.Parker,Chastiti Horne,Robin Young-Ellis, Mary Butler Summy,Beatrice Garza, Hon. Susan S. Soussan,Nabeela Ixtabalan,Dr. Sonya Sloan,Deavra Daughtry,S. Shawn Stephens. With the success of WOM,Texas Executive Women felt a need to reach out the the younger executive demographic and added the Rising Star nominee to upcoming and rising professional gurus. TEW understands the importance of grooming the next generation of female leaders and felt this was a needed addition that coincides well with WOM.The 2014 Rising Star is Allison Lami Sawyer, Co-founder and CEO of Rebellion Photonics who’s listed on Forbes 30 under 30(2013) and the Wall Street Journal’s 2013 Start Up of The Year. With this creative and talented group of ladies, WOM is sure to have another 29 years of great success. The 2014 WOM luncheon will be held on November 11, 2014 at the Bayou City Event Center starting at 11:30 am. For more information on Texas Executive Women, Women on the Move,Rising Star and sponsorship opportunities visit