The Women’s Home is proud to have won the 2017 Houston Business Journal Landmark Award in the area of Community Impact for our Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place Apartments complex. The awards recognize outstanding real estate projects completed in the greater Houston area between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Finalists and the winners of all categories were announced and awarded on stage in front of the key building blocks in the commercial real estate community. The ceremony, held on April 20th, recognized commercial real estate projects and developments that create the foundation of the Houston landscape, as well as honor the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Winner, Edna Meyer-Nelson, president & CEO of The Richland Companies. We are greatly honored!
It is with joy and gratitude that we celebrate Paula Paust and her 25 years of unparalleled service to The Women’s Home. Paula’s leadership and commitment to The Home have created asolidfoundation upon which the organization hasflourished and expanded, and we are now able to serve more women and their families than ever before. We wish her well in her retirement and will always be grateful for her tireless, loving efforts to ensure that The Home and its clients thrive.
We are proud to announce Anna Dragsbaek as The Women’s Home’s new Chief Executive Officer. Anna brings with her many years of non-profit experience and a passion for empowering families. With a background in social work, public health and law, she believes in the power of women to buildhealthy families and strong communities.Anna is honored to continue the legacy of The Home, helping women in crisis regain their self-esteem and dignity. We warmly welcome her family into ours.
As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Women’s Home, we are in the midst of an exciting time of growth and change. With the addition of the Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place and in 2017,the Mabee WholeLife® Service Center, we are expanding into new areas of service. With the ongoing support of our community, The Women’s Home is poised to impact more lives than ever.
Since 1998, ExxonMobil has provided over $2.6 million in grants to Houston area nonprofit agencies through the Community Summer Jobs Program. The program provides full-time college students with an eight-week paid summer internship to assist nonprofit organizations and gain experience at agencies with diverse mission areas. The Women’s Home is honored to have been chosen once again to be a partnering organization for this great program.
Our internship requires a bright, dynamic, high-energy student interested in acquiring a broad range of personal and professional skills in the areas of non-profit fundraising, marketing and fashion retail management. In addition, the intern will gain an understanding of our program mission by working side by side with TWH clients at The Cottage Shop. The internship will provide in-depth work experience with the support and training provided by The Women’s Home staff. For the full job description, click here. If you’re interested in applying, please forward your resume to Debra Richmond at firstname.lastname@example.org.