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HPW Hosts Another Successful Unplugged Business Friday

Updated: Oct 1, 2021

Thank you to all the #Members, #Sponsors, #Supporters and New Friends that attended September's #UnpluggedBusinessMixer!

(Houston, Texas) - On 9/17 Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO) in partnership with American Title Company-Sugar Land celebrated women empowerment, community leaders, all industries and the local business community that provides products and services in the greater Houston area by spotlighting businesses and organizations. Women-Led and Women-Owned businesses.

Our Communications Team interviewed attendees, and were so inspired by the positive energy and emerging partnerships during the event. Here's some of the highlights and what you can expect as the energy that filled the room!

“If we really want to progress the only way is to involve every women, one thing I must admit the potential our women, they not only do the execute the task in the excellent manner but they are multi tasking! I am proud of the women here today! For me Women Empowerment is all about supporting them and providing tools and resources so they can excel in every space” said KP George, Fort Bend County Judge.

Afsheen Bhamani, Board Member of Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO) echoed the same sentiment "We are all about collaboration and supporting one another and want to keep the momentum flowing by funding, buying, promoting and connecting women professionals in every industry! It's the core focus of our organization!"
Houston Professional Women Organization is all about providing a platform to all business professionals and connecting them so they can expand their network and businesses.” stated Amber Jamshed, Founder & President of Houston Professional Womens Organization.
There is no competition between us, in fact this all about bringing all communities together and working towards one common goal which is taking to our businesses to the next level and supporting each other at full capacity ” stated Board Member, Misbah Choudhri

Deirdre Dickson-Gilbert, candidate for Texas Governor encouraged attendees to continue working together and keeping advocacy in the forefront. Her powerful speech inspired and challenged our #NextGen attendees to step up into leadership...

“ there is only recipe of success which is working together and understanding each other “

Sonia Rash also emphasized on bringing all communities together for the real change and for real results to happen! Keeping Diversity, Inclusion, Justice and Equity topics in the forefront is the fiber of our organization. We want to be obsessive about inclusion. We want to hold a chair open, support the chair and amplify ideas!

“I would like to give a huge credit to Ms. Amber Jamshed for bridging this gap between local business and small business and for also bringing all communities together in a single platform where they can authentically connect “ said Virginia Pacheco, a proud global business member of Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO).

Many prominent community leaders, city officials, influencers and media personalities attended including: Office of Fort Bend County Judge KP George Brittanye Morris , Nasir Abbasi, Tazeen Zahida, Mahmood Marfani, Nabil Shike , Deirdre Dickson-Gilbert, A Rehman Patel, Saba Syed, Sonia Rash, Hina Qadri, Khalid Younus Godil, joined Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO) mixer.

Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO) plans to continue the Unplugged Business Mixer Monthly to continue promoting and supporting the local business community. Events like this wouldn’t be possible without the support of our members, sponsors and the community. We want everyone to live the American Dream! We’re so inspired by the energy, commitment and paths that have been trailblazed for us and we hope to carry the torch to create more opportunities for all people to connect!”

About Houston Professional Women: A women-led community organization that strives to connect, inspire and promote businesses to increase profits while amplifying their voices and actions as socially responsible companies. #HPWO #DPWO #HPW #DPW

Thank you to our generous Sponsors: Ameer Arslan Malik Betty Louis, Meedu Fotography, Realtor Amber jamshed -The only realtor you will ever want, Irum Rashid - Shaneel Mitha Real Estate Services, Mahmood Ahmed, Zest of Life With Zara, Electrician On Call, On Call Service Pros, Dallas Professional Women, Top Pick Media, NTV, Zondra TV Network, Noxx Media Group, Aslam Javani, Shaukat Maredia, Urdu Times, Neeta Sane, Nusrat Laghari, Deirdre Dickson-Gilbert Judge Toni WallaceFatima Arif HUMFM RADIO Houston Professional Women Organization (HPWO)Gary Hufham Arif Jamshed Leena Shah Natasha Khan Ajay Kumar Deirdre Dickson-Gilbert Sonia Rash

Amber Jamshed, President & Founder of Houston Professional Women Houston Professional Women’s Organization Amber Jamshed | (281) 771 - 8356 | |


Check out our Events Tab for recurring events that are member-driven. Here's a quick snapshot of monthly events to plug into where you can meet even more DPW members and extended circles:

  • Andrea Sallis hosts MONTHLY networking meetups at Park Cities Club (2nd Tuesday of the Month)

  • Jessica Green hosts MONTHLY networking and contracting roundtables (3rd Monday of the Month)

  • LisaKay Gurney hosts MONTHLY networking & meetups at Crest Infiniti (3rd Tuesdays of the Month)

  • Irum Jones hosts MONTHLY Business Breakouts at Coffee House Cafe (3rd Thursdays of the Month)

  • Amber Jamshed hosts MONTHLY networking Unplugged Business Spotlights (3rd Friday of the Month)

  • Advisory Council hosts MONTHLY networking at 12 Cuts Brazilian Restaurant (4th Friday of the Month)

  • Ananda Kripa hosts WEEKLY networking & meditation at Mystic Mandala Meditation Studio

Get connected by registering for these and additional events! We're holding small group sessions for now which makes it a more intimate setting to learn and maximize your time with members while meeting new members and professionals ready to support you! We hope you to see you in-person!

***Looking to participate virtually? Our Events Calendar includes virtual meetups too like our MONTHLY Maximize Your Membership virtual meetup to catch you up on all DPW news, events and opportunities including spotlighting businesses and door prizes!


Want to add your member-driven event? Email the details to


About Dallas Professional Women & Houston Professional Women: Our organization believes in celebrating the achievements of all women. We believe in the power of collaboration instead of competition and commit to celebrating all women by empowering them to reach their full potential.

We encourage you to Join Us! To learn more about us or to join, CLICK HERE!

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