Emerald Tea

hosted by the Women's Council of Houston on Feb. 10, 2021

The beloved annual tradition returned in a virtual format this year, featuring guest speakers who shared nutritious recipes and the latest spring fashion trends.


About our Guest Speakers

Mary Ellen PhippsMary Ellen Phipps (BS '08)

Mary Ellen is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and founder of Milk & Honey Nutrition. As a child, she was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes. Ever since, Mary Ellen said she has been interested in nutrition.

"I want to help people bring some joy back into their kitchens. I’m very passionate about what I do and helping people feel confident and joyful about their nutrition choices. Whether for disease management, or general wellness and healthy eating, I can help you feel healthy and confident about the food you’re eating."


Susan Hancock and Elizabeth Hancock BergSusan Hancock and Elizabeth Hancock Berg

Mother-daughter duo Susan Hancock and Elizabeth Hancock Berg opened Tres Chic, a clothing store in the Upper Kirby district of Houston, six years ago. Their passion is offering unique fashions at affordable prices, as well as fostering a sense of community.

"Shoppers might come in as strangers but always leave as friends."

Philanthropy is an important part of Tres Chic. Susan and Elizabeth partner with local non-profits to help raise funds and awareness.



Proceeds from this event benefit the Baylor Women's Council of Houston. If you're able, please consider making a gift today.

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