Meet Jennifer Van Gilder, 2018 President’s Award Winner

Jennifer Van Gilder, this year’s President’s Award honoree, is a creative, solutions-driven communications professional with expertise in market research and public health promotion. She is passionate about conducting research and managing initiatives that improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, particularly those who are at risk or experience health disparities. She joins the Texas Department of […]

2018 Banner Brunch Keynote Speaker Interview: Jane Claire Hervey

Jane Claire Hervey is the founder and creative force behind #bossbabesatx, a nonprofit organization that amplifies women-identifying creatives, entrepreneurs, and community organizers through event series, showcases, strategic collaborations and professional development programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Texas and is the founder of Group Work, a boutique creative production […]

Darlene Templeton: 2018 Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor Award Winner

Darlene Templeton, winner of the 2018 Gene Barnwell Waugh Mentor Award, embodies the spirit of this award – she has given selflessly to others, providing advice, support, and wisdom for over 30 years. We recently talked with Darlene about life, career, and her AMAZING Women Alliance. This is a group of AMAZING, fabulous, talented, and […]

2018 Banner Brunch Speaker: Laura Donnelly of Latinitas

Since Banner Brunch 2018 is around the corner, we met with Laura Donnelly of Latinitas to discuss what Latinitas is doing and how it’s helping to grow and create community and change makers. Donnelly digs into what makes Latinitas so special and how they are determined to combine media with motivation. Donnelly is one of […]

Interview with Jennifer Stayton, 2018 Outstanding Member Award Winner

Jennifer Stayton is the host of KUT’s “Morning Edition” program, and this year’s winner of the Gladys Whitney Hearst Outstanding Member Award. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Williams College and a Master of Science degree in Radio-Television-Film from Syracuse University, and produces and co-hosts KUT’s “Higher Ed” podcast. In addition to her […]

Interview with #BannerBrunch2018 Winner Simone Talma Flowers

Simone Talma Flowers is Executive Director of the Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT), and this year’s winner of the Anne Durrum Robinson Creative Initiative Award. iACT’s central mission is to cultivate peace and respect through interfaith dialogue, service and celebration. Simone has over 26 years of experience in nonprofit management, and holds a Bachelor […]

#BannerBrunch2018 – Come Celebrate Sisterhood!

In 1929, a handful of intelligent, driven, and determined young women came together to create a community for professional communicators. This community was created with the intention to be a beacon for creativity and as an inspiration. Whether they knew it or not, these pioneers were carving the trail for the creators of the future. […]

Banner Brunch 2018 Sponsors

Current Sponsors: Thrivent Financial‎ Thrivent Financial representatives can guide you on your journey by creating a holistic financial strategy that meets you where you are today and aligns with your goals for tomorrow. www.thrivent.com Mothers’ Milk Bank Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin is the largest milk bank in the country. The Mothers’ Milk Bank at […]

Silent Auction 2018

  You’re an artist who makes beautiful, thought-provoking work. You’re a writer who is a true wordsmith. You’re a baker who makes delicious goods. You’re a restaurateur who knows how to host. You’re an entrepreneur with a valuable service. Whatever your field or business, you’re aligned with our mission to support and empower women doing […]

Banner Brunch 2018

To down load the Banner Brunch program click here Program 9:00 AM >>> Registration, Networking, Photo Booth, Music and Silent Auction 11:15 AM >>> Doors open 11:25 AM >>> Welcome 11:30 AM >>> Opening Keynote, Jane Claire Hervey, Founder of #bossbabesatx 12 Noon  >>>  Second Keynote and Scholarship Presentation, Laura Donnelly, Co-Founder of Latinitas 12:30 PM >>> […]