Charlotte Beers, former chairman and CEO of Ogilvy & Mather and former Undersecretary of State, speaks to attendees during the opening keynote session at the 13th annual Texas Conference for Women on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
Cathie Black, former president and chairman of Hearst Magazines, spoke to attendees of the 13th annual Texas Conference for Women on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
Dr. Brené Brown, research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work and #1 NY Times bestselling author, spoke to attendees of the 13th Annual Texas Conference for Women on October 24, 2012, at the Austin Convention Center.
“Being vulnerable, being real, being open, is scary, and it feels dangerous, and it feels unsafe. But it does not feel anywhere as dangerous or scary or unsafe as standing on the outside of our lives, looking in, wondering, ‘what if I would have shown up?’”
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Carrie Rodriguez, an Austin native, fiddler, singer and songwriter, honors the women who have come before her, including her great aunt Eva Garza, with the song “La Puñalada Trapera” at the 13th annual Texas Conference for Women in Austin on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home,” spoke at the Texas Conference for Women on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.