2023 TOP 20 IMPACT MAKERS HONOREES
CKW LUXE is delighted to announce its Top 20 Impact Makers Honorees for 2023. We invite you to read about their many accomplishments here.
Also, don’t miss our upcoming issue, Winter/Fall 2023, which will feature our honorees.
Saturday, February 25, 2023
at Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Dr. Peter and Honorable Theresa Chang, Dr. Diana Collins, Dr. William and Teresa Reading, Gule Andrabi, Farida Abjani, Flora and Francis Choy, Katya Dow, Brigitte Kalai, and Jane Wagner
The daughters of doctors, Dr. Gurur Biliciler-Denktas and Dr. Suur Biliciler were born to follow in their parents’ footsteps caring for and treating patients and advocating for women in their professional and family life.
Sybil Friedenthal Roos and Ginger Bertrand believe in the importance of community and are dedicated to championing children and supporting the arts.
Tanya B. Pal and Rick Pal are vital supporters of the nonprofit and entrepreneurial communities promoting enterprise, health, and education.
Chelsi Yates and Phillip Yates have a strong sense of their community and are immersed in assisting its members through their work and participation in charitable organizations.
Josie Aguilar is an accomplished early childhood educator and entrepreneur for youth.
Nory Angel believes in the power of community and in the impact we can have when we activate our collective leadership.
For as long as she can remember, Elsie Eckert’s philanthropic mantra has been, “It is a great honor to support and give back to my community.”
Harriet Gertner is one of Houston’s living legends. She has a generous and giving heart, always wears a smile, and has spent her life spearheading important causes.
Deborah Gordon is passionate about supporting good health, striving for equity, and empowering others – whether she’s at work or out in the community.
Cora Sue Mach fills her life with the love of family, the kinship of good friends, the joy of music, and the pleasure of giving back to the community she cares so much about.
Rania Mankarious is a fearless champion for the causes of public safety, the welfare of families and children, and the betterment of society.
As well as being a savvy businesswoman, Judi McGee has selflessly committed herself to a life as a humanitarian, a patron of the arts, and a defender of children and animals.
Roslyn Bazzelle Mitchell is a fierce advocate for her clients and the causes that speak to her heart.
Revanti (Rani) Puranik is a business leader and innovator who believes in the importance of collaboration and empowering others.
Heidi Helton Rockecharlie is a masterful fundraiser who champions others from behind the scenes creating a centerstage for their accomplishments in community service.
Vicki West is a champion of community outreach and the arts, having followed the example of her mother throughout her life, and is also an enthusiastic follower of fashion.
Sherri Zucker’s passionate and artistic nature makes her an ideal fit for many notable Houston nonprofits to which she donates her support, creative abilities, and energy.
Dr. Majid Basit is a dedicated physician who devotes himself to his patients, educating and mentoring medical students, conducting research, and sharing his medical knowledge.
Dr. Franklin Rose is a plastic surgeon dedicated to helping every patient look their best, while feeling the very best about themselves, and to providing certain charitable procedures to survivors of breast cancer.
Nasruddin Rupani is a global philanthropist and highly successful entrepreneur with a passion for community service and humanitarian values.