Houston Event: Empowering

Empowering Women to Take Risks

Join WICT GTX for an in-person event focused on Empowering women to take risks.  Guest speakers include Ms. Kim Roxie, owner of Lamik Beauty and Ms. Lauren Levicki Courville, President of Dress for Success Houston. 

The WICT Network Greater Texas will be providing 10 FREE headshots on a first come first serve basis. All other headshots will be $20.

Details for the Event:
Join us September 13, 2022
Place: Maggiano’s Post Oak
2019 Post Oak Blvd Houston, TX 77056

Panelist: Kim Rox
LAMIK Beauty Founder & TED Talk Speaker

Kim Roxie, founder of LAMIK Beauty, a Vegan makeup line seeking to build women’s self-esteem and reveal their natural beauty. Formulated without parabens, Kim has created environmentally conscious products with a message for multicultural women. LAMIK stands for Love And Makeup In Kindness, because Beauty is Revealed, not applied. At age 21, Kim founded LAMIK Beauty out of her college apartment. Then opened her first store in Sharpstown Mall. LAMIK Beauty has been highlighted as one of the eight top black-owned beauty companies by BET. The LAMIK line was featured in select Macy’s stores, making Kim the youngest black woman to launch a cosmetic line inside of a major department store. Mayor Parker named June 23rd “Kim Roxie Day”, while being a scholar of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 small business, Top 30 Influential Women of Houston by D-Mars, and Winner of the Odyssey Media Keys to Success Business Pitch Competition.

Panelist: Lauren Levicki Courville
President, Dress for Success

Lauren is a native Houstonian, deeply committed to community endeavors. She began as a volunteer with Dress for Success Houston and has been a part of the leadership team for the past six years. Lauren brings experience in the marketing and public relations, hospitality, medical and energy fields as she  plays a large part in the future growth of Dress for Success Houston, as she engages the next generation to learn more about the agency.

Working as a team leader to develop skills and work with the staff, Lauren ensures Dress for Success Houston continues to be a top nonprofit in the Houston community.  

Event Moderator: Mandy Schultz
Sr. Manager of Onboarding Center of Excellence for Comcast
Programming Chair for The WICT Network: Greater Texas Chapter

Mandy Schultz serves as the Sr. Manager of Onboarding Center of Excellence for Comcast in Houston. Comcast is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. In her role, she is responsible for building a Great Place to Work culture and ensuring all employees “Do the Right Thing.”

Before joining Comcast, Mandy served as the Operations Manager for a woman-owned recruiting firm in Texas.

In 2012, she was presented with the Comcast Houston Leadership Award and in 2016 was selected to participate in the company’s esteemed Fundamentals of Leadership program.

Mandy is an active member of Society of Human Resource Management and Women in Cable Telecommunications. In her board role as the Chair of Programming, Mandy brings her enthusiasm and delivery of exceptional engagement to the WICT slate of events. She demonstrates the WICT Touchstone of being a CATALYST, and she brings initiative, quality and innovation to the programming opportunities in WICT Greater Texas Chapter.

A native of Texas, Mandy earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Capella University.

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