What happens when the glamorous filming and beautiful parties are over? We share it all at the JAWC Women in Leadership Panel at SXSW

What happens when the glamorous filming and beautiful parties are over? We share it all at the JAWC Women in Leadership Panel at SXSW

The Junior Austin Woman’s Club is a group of women committed to a vision of sisterhood where personal, professional, intellectual and cultural growth is supported and encouraged. Since 1940, this organization has been empowering their members and seek to create positive change in their Austin community by serving others. In addition to this, they support preservation and fundraising efforts to keep their platform and home, Chateau Bellevue thriving.

They provide monthly on-site and off-site events for their members so that they can build relationships, create friendships, network and serve the community. These events include group volunteering, happy hours, brunches, Chateau special events and more. For those who want to get even more involved, they offer committees and other leadership opportunities as well.

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On March 7th, join the Junior Austin Woman’s Club & P31 Experience for a SXSW kick off party and panel discussion. Learn from and network with high caliber women entrepreneurs who are making waves in the Texas community. These seasoned ladies will be sharing their experiences and expertise on what it takes to pursue your passion and how they have turned their passions into thriving businesses.

Panelists for this event include:

Taylor Ellison,
We Are Austin Host,
KEYE CBS Austin News, ATX

Dr. Courtney Robinson,
Excellence and Advancement Foundation, ATX

Sandy Alcala,
Con Mi Madre Founder, JLA past president,
Founder of Epic Event Design, ATX

Margaret Jabour,
Executive Vice President
Twin Liquors, ATX


Keisha Gillis,
Ladies in Alignment, ATX

Style Lush TV and the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative 501C3 will also be there. As Senior Digital Fashion Editor of Style Lush TV Fashion News and President of the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative 501C3, I will be discussing what really happens during business hours when the glamorous filming and beautiful parties are over. We will share what it takes to continuously grow and offer insider information about the hectic schedules, overlapping duties, ways to time manage, growing an online presence organically, working with limited human resources, and strategizing a plan for success even when funding is not abundant. We are also incredibly excited to take any additional questions and be completely frank and honest with the info. Also, please allow us to offer any resources that we may have to help you launch to the next big step.

The event will be moderated by:
Crystal Ngumezi,
The Proverbs 31 Women’s Organization,
Brand Your Biz Consulting

Dress code will be Business Casual/Chic. A limited number of General & VIP ticket have been released, so please visit their website to purchase at: https://jawc.org/womeninleadership/.  If you are a JAWC member, please refer to the website to receive discounted event pricing and free parking at the Chateau Bellevue.

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For even more fashionable events going on in and around the City, visit StyleLushTV.Com/Calendar  and stay tuned because we have even more fashion news coming your way.

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Burgundy Woods

Burgundy Woods has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music/Music Industries from the University of the Incarnate Word and a Design & Trend Forecasting degree from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. She began her career in Hollywood, California, where she worked for major record labels such as Virgin Records, Interscope Records, EMI Music and Capitol Records. Later after attaining her fashion degree, she was discovered by MySpace, Inc. and was immediately hired to be their Fashion Curator starring and producing her show THE B-SPOT Fashion & Trends on their Fashion & Shopping channel. During this time, online media was in its infancy. She and her colleagues contributed to the invention and molding of the online fashion media industry. Many of the stylized ideas and tools that were launched through these platforms are still used to this day as industry standards for online fashion media. Later, with her extensive experience in developing online fashion media, she continued the show independently and has successfully rebranded THE B-SPOT into Style Lush TV online fashion network. Now, with over eight professional years in online fashion media and trend forecasting, she continues to pioneer, maneuver and develop her industry. She is currently the Senior Digital Fashion Editor, On Camera Fashion Personality and Senior Video Producer for Style Lush TV. She is also the President of the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative. The states official non-profit for the positive growth of the Texas Fashion Industry