9 AM - 5 PM Tuesday, October 8

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Sophie Newman

Founder, Florida Winter Marketing

Denise Hamilton

Founder, WatchHerWork

10 AM – 12 PM Workshop

Content Planning: Working Out a Plan for Your Q4 Content with Sophie Newman

Join Branding + Marketing Strategist Sophie Newman for a hands-on workshop that will help you develop a content strategy that wins over your audience. You will leave with crowd-sourced topics that inquiring minds want to know and your Q4 content plan!

12 PM - 1 PM Fitness

Best Butt Ever sponsored by Equinox

Best Butt Ever is strategically engineered to lift and shape your hottest asset. Fire up your glutes, build strength and definition, and get powerful. Waist-whittling exercises are also integrated to further accentuate your new rearview.

6 PM - 8 PM Networking

WatchHerNetwork with Denise Hamilton

Come mix and mingle!  There will be quality conversation, idea sharing, and inspirational chit chat. You don't want to miss it!

9 AM - 5 PM Wednesday, October 9

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Chef Monica Pope

Sparrow Cookshop

Jess Hughes

Citizen Pilates

Kyra Hardwick

The Kyra Company

Samantha Lewis

The GOOSE Society

Ecky & Niken Prabanto

Greenway Coffee Co.

10 AM – 12 PM Class

Flower Crown DIY Class with Amanda Bowman, Founder of Amanda Bee Florals

Flower crowns are a way of expressing femininity, laid-back mindsets and always look best with a smile (and a glass of wine!) Come have fun and learn something new about flowers with Amanda Bowman of Amanda Bee's Floral Designs. Just bring yourself, we will provide the flowers and the tools

11 AM - 12 PM Workshop

Building Your Business: Sole-Proprietorship, LLC and Beyond sponsored by A-Action Inspection Group

Join Mary LeMaster, Managing Partner of A-Action Inspection Group, as she leads you in the necessary steps to set up and protect your business.

5 PM - 7 PM Happy Hour

Bubble Bar Happy Hour sponsored by Traveling Spirit Bar

6 PM - 8 PM Panel

Female Founders Panel: Share the Vision

Cohosted along with The Financial Gym and Naked Naturals, this event will feature a panel of experienced female founders from various industries.  The facilitator, Lindsay Perez of the Financial Gym, will ask questions about the panelists’ experiences and business development. Attendees will hear first-hand how these female founders overcame challenges, strategized and hustled to make their dreams a reality. The first portion of the event will include networking, sips and light bites.

Panelists include:

Celebrity Chef Monica Pope, Founder of Sparrow Cookshop

Jess Hughes, Founder of Citizen Pilates

Kyra Hardwick, Founder of The Kyra Company

Samantha Lewis, Executive Director of The GOOSE Society

 

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LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 5 PM
Fuelbombs Smoothies
Available for purchase!

12 PM – 5 PM
Thought Blossoms
 Personalized, hand-crafted jewelry

9 AM - 4 PM Thursday, October 10

FEATURED SPEAKER

Jess Hughes

Citizen Pilates

12 PM - 12:45 PM Fitness

Mat Pilates sponsored by Citizen Pilates Founder Jess Hughes

7 PM - 10 PM

Launch Party - Invitation Only

9 AM - 6 PM Friday, October 11

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Anna McKay

Founder, Parents Pivot

Rachel Carlson

The Traveling Spirit Bar

Leslie Nelson

Owner, Define Body & Mind Memorial Green

10 AM - 11 AM Connection

Working Parents Connect with Anna McKay, Founder of Parents Pivot

Sponsored by SocialMama

 

If you are a stay at home parent considering a return to paid work or a parent who is already working, then let's connect! There is nothing like the power of a supportive community to help you get things done. We will do some group coaching exercises around creating balance in our lives and get to know other like-minded parents!

 

Bonus: To help check off that item on your to do list, sign up for a headshot with the lovely Kerry Gorelick! First 8 people to reserve their spot get an exclusive event only rate (paid separately) on the headshot package.

11:30 AM - 12 PM Fitness

Body Express sponsored by Define Body & Mind Memorial Green

Taught by Memorial Green location owner Leslie Nelson, this rhythm-based, DEFINE BODY class incorporates the science of pilates, yoga, core strengthening & ballet in a balanced workout on the mat. Don’t forget your yoga mat!

3 PM – 6 PM Self-Care

Complimentary Dry Manicures sponsored by FLP Consulting Group

4 PM - 6 PM Happy Hour

Bubble Bar Happy Hour sponsored by Traveling Spirit Bar

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 6 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

12 PM – 5 PM
Thought Blossoms
 Personalized, hand-crafted jewelry

10 AM - 4 PM Saturday, October 12

FEATURED SPEAKER

Bee Holleran

Flora Cocina

Christa Clarke

Cubicles to Cocktails

12 PM – 1:30 PM Workshop

Biz + Bubbly Workshop: How to Grow Your Business Using Events with Christa Clarke of Cubicles to Cocktails

From meetups to lunch-and-learns to award dinners, events are the perfect occasion to engage with your audience and build your business. Events are a brilliant tool to accomplish many of your business goals. If you are a business owner who wants to host an event and learn how to utilize your event to achieve your business goals then this is the interactive workshop for you. During this workshop, you will learn about the most common business goals that events can support. You will also receive hands-on group training and coaching to complete a blueprint to help you get started planning your next event.

7 PM

Secret Garden Supper with Flora Cocina

Join us for a 5 course alfresco meal with drink pairings prepared by Chef and Caterer Bee Holleran of Flora Cocina.  By creating truly inspired floral cuisine, Bee has found a way to share her own connection to flowers to enrich and nourish the lives of those around her.  Beautiful, healthy and vibrant food featuring home-grown flowers is so uniquely satisfying - to the body as well as the spirit.  The flowers that adorn your plate serve a far greater purpose than to simply visually amaze, although they certainly are a site to behold. Each flower has been intentionally chosen to serve a deeper purpose; a purpose to nurture and cultivate your body as well as delight your palate.

 

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Please contact Hello@girlsesh.com to inform of food allergies.

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 4 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

11 AM - 4 PM Sunday, October 13

FEATURED SPEAKER

Amy Gonzalez

Define Studios

11 AM - 3 PM

Sesh Family Picnic

Bring your friends, family and kiddos for a relaxing afternoon inside and out!  With food trucks on site, lunch will be available for purchase.

3 PM - 4 PM Fitness

Yoga sponsored by Define Body & Mind Memorial Green

Taught by instructor Amy Gonzalez, be ready to walk away relaxed without tension in the body or mind. She enjoys implementing the mind-body connection throughout all of her classes and works to target individual clients’ needs.

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

11 AM – 4 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

9 AM - 6 PM Monday, October 14

FEATURED SPEAKER

Kelly McCormick

Professor of Practice & Program Director, University of Houston

11 AM - 12 PM Children’s Class

Making Slime DIY

Join Sesh Coworking Co-Founder Meredith for this class for kiddos – making ooey gooey slime! A favorite recipe of her two daughters, ages 7 and 3, we’ll create custom slime just for your little one!

3 PM – 4 PM Class

Fall Favorites Cooking Class sponsored by Williams Sonoma

Great for both adults and kiddos!

4:30 PM - 6 PM Mentorship

Mentoring University of Houston Students enrolled in the Female Entrepreneurship Course

Calling all professionals, creatives, small business owners and freelancers!  Mentors needed!  Join Professor Kelly McCormick’s Female Entrepreneurship class and pair up with a student to answer questions, learn from each other and advise.  This is an incredible opportunity to give back to the next leaders of Houston and set an example of support.  Each student is in undergraduate and graduate degree programs at the University of Houston and is interested in pursuing entrepreneurship or leadership positions. The class is focused on specific issues for women entrepreneurs, but also, intended to help and support students in entrepreneurial ventures. Students all have ideas for their businesses and career goals, and the mentorship session will really just be about feedback on those ideas or goals.

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 5 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

9 AM - 5 PM Tuesday, October 15

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Carolyn Rodz

Alice

Amy Mei

MamaMeidIt

Jess Hughes

Citizen Pilates

Jennifer Bartlett

Anthology Counseling and Wellness

9 AM - 10:30 AM Workshop

How to Perfect Your Elevator Pitch with Carolyn Rodz, Founder and CEO of Hello Alice

You only get on average 7 seconds to make a good first impression, what will the first words about your business idea be?  Join Alice Founder and CEO Carolyn Rodz as she shares how create a perfect pitch.

10 AM - 12 PM Class

Make and Take Notebook DIY with Amy Mei of MamaMeidit

Take a moment to embrace your creativity by creating your own notebooks using a simple book binding method!

11 AM - 12:30 PM Workshop

Avoiding Burnout & Finding your Balance

Come learn practical ways to effectively manage stress and avoid burnout with Licensed Professional Therapist Jennifer Bartlett! You will leave this interactive workshop with a greater understanding of your personal stress response, the impact of chronic stress on your daily life, and accessible self-care strategies to maintain balance and productivity.

6 PM - 8 PM Networking

Ultimate Women's Networking Night with Speaker Jess Hughes

Join us for the biggest women’s networking night Houston has ever seen! We’re bringing every major female-focused community from across the greater Houston area together for authentic connection and meaningful talk.

 

Featuring keynote speaker Jess Hughes, owner of Citizen Pilates, with an introduction by Josephine Tran of NextSeed, we’ll learn directly from Jess how to find and secure a storefront.  With 3 locations across Houston and plans to open 4 more, Jess is a master at honing in on the most successful spaces.

 

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Sips, light bites and the best connections around included.

 

Bubble Bar sponsored by: Traveling Spirit Bar

IG: @Travelingspiritbar

FB: @TravelingSpiritBar

 

Charcuterie boards provided by: Bites Charcuterie & Provisions

IG: @Bites_HTX

FB: @Bites.HTX

 

Cookies provided by: Denkler Desserts

IG: @denklerdesserts

FB: @denklerdesserts

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 5 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

10 AM – 5 PM
Alice d’Italia
Hand-crafted, luxury women’s shoes made in Italy

10 AM – 5 PM
Two Tequila Sisters
Custom denim with embellishments from around the world. 

2 PM – 8 PM
Revelry Goods
Modern party and events shop

9 AM - 6 PM Wednesday, October 16

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Wendy Lee

LeadHerShip Revolution

Abby Fernandez

Houston BCycle

Daniela Velasquez-Mora

Founder, Velamora Photography

9:30 AM - 4 PM

Headshots with Velamora Photography

30 minute headshot sessions with the incredible Daniela Velasquez-Mora of Velamora photography! Only 10 sessions available and each woman will walk away with 3 edited headshots.

10 AM - 12 PM Workshop

Glass Ceiling my @$$! With Wendy Lee of LeadHerShip Revolution

Debunking the reasons why women leaders don't have a seat at the table, and what you can do about it. We'll look at how women leaders inadvertently excuse themselves from the table and how they can shift the narrative.

12PM - 1 PM Group Fitness

Vinyasa Yoga

A vigorous, more athletic approach to yoga characterized by flowing poses and sequences that are linked to the breath.

5 PM - 6 PM Fitness

Bikes & Brews with Houston BCycle’s Abby Fernandez

What’s better than a bike ride with friends? How about a bike ride with beer? Join Abby Fernandez of Houston BCycle on a bike ride to Saint Arnolds! No bike? No problem! Abby has 14 bikes women can borrow to join in on the fun. If you have your own bike, you are welcome to join as well!

LOCAL, FEMALE-OWNED RETAILERS

10 AM – 5 PM
RayahHair
Come try our AnnieTie! It will never pinch, pull, crease, or damage your hair. 

10 AM – 5 PM
Nour de la Garza
A womenswear label that took the time to reinvent the classics for working women. Blazers, suits and more in sizes XS-XXL

All Day, Every Day

Hydration Station sponsored by Topo Chico

Coworking sponsored by Williams Sonoma

Fresh brewed coffee sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and Williams Sonoma

Alfresco Lounge Seating

Events are still subject to change. Some events require additional RSVP or reservation. Links will be available in the description.