Houston Launch Event


Have you been wondering where all the influential women in the world of media, arts, and entertainment are in Houston? Have you been working hard but living as a bit of a “best-kept secret” yourself? Well, lucky for you, we’ve got your tribe…right here in H-town!


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Have you been wondering where all the influential women in the world of media, arts, and entertainment are in Houston? Have you been working hard but living as a bit of a “best-kept secret” yourself? Well, lucky for you, we’ve got your tribe…right here in H-town!

Welcome to Influence Women Houston where we are inspiring and empowering women to be transformative forces for a higher purpose in media.

Reserve your spot today at our cool and collaborative launch event from 6:30- 8:30 pm on April 4th at 4 The One Studio, 950 Farm to Market 1960 Rd E Suite A, Houston, TX 77073.

Meet Kathleen Cooke, founder of Influence Women, the founding members of the Houston chapter, and have the chance to become one yourself! We can’t wait to do life, business, and influence with you!

There are only 80 tickets available for the launching event so we can get to know you better. RSVP today to make sure you’re in the room.


Meet Kathleen Cooke, Founder of Influence Women

Media Producer and Executive

Kathleen Cooke is an award-winning producer, actor, global speaker, writer, and co-founder of the multi-award-winning media production company Cooke Media Group and the nonprofit The Influence Lab. She is the founder of Influence Women, an initiative of The Influence Lab, with branches in Hollywood and multiple U.S. cities, offering career development and a faith community for women in the film, television, music, and arts industries. She was awarded a National Congressional Leadership Award in 2022 in Washington D.C and is the author of “Hope 4 Today: Stay Connected to God in a Distracted Culture.” She has appeared on top national and international radio, podcast, and television shows, including CBN and TBN, and her articles have been published by Avail Leadership, Charisma, Empowered, and Canvas Rebel Magazines.

Meet Jade Simmons, Houston Chapter Director

Speaker/Performer, CEO Jade Media Global

Nicknamed Classical Music’s #1 Maverick, Jade (jadesimmons.com) is an internationally acclaimed creator of transformational experiences designed to activate audiences into becoming the biggest, boldest version of themselves possible. The world‑class concert artist has performed in renowned halls such as The White House and US Supreme Court. As a sought-after speaker, her experiences not only delight concert audiences, but her dazzling, high-impact experience has fast become the go-to fuel for the world’s superlative brands, the likes of Dell, Zillow, General Mills, Raytheon, NBC Universal, Pfizer, Quickbooks, Nationwide, Hershey’s, and Barrons to name a few. She’s also an author, coach, minister, and the owner of a state-of-the art media studio opening in the center of the Houston Arts District in Montrose, summer of 2024.

Meet Misty Phillip, Houston Co-Director

Podcaster/CEO Spark Media

Misty is the founder and CEO of Spark Media (www.sparkmedia.ventures), is renowned for her commitment to empowering Christian podcasters. Under her leadership, Spark Media offers a platform for launching, growing, and monetizing faith-based podcasts, with a focus on spreading the gospel and messages of hope. As an author, she penned the award-winning Bible study “The Struggle is Real, But So is God.” Misty is the creative influence behind the top ranked “.It is time to Stand Up”, By His Grace” and “Spark Influence” podcasts.  Known as a dreamer, doer, and connector, she has been instrumental in creating a supportive community for Christian communicators, reflecting her deep commitment to her faith and the empowerment of others in the Christian community.

Meet Amber Butaud, Houston Co-Director

Exec Producer/Owner of 4 The One Studio

Amber Butaud (4the1studio.com ) is the founder and owner of 4 The One Studio as well as the Executive Producer and owner of No Judgment Media in Houston, TX. Amber has produced numerous short films one of them being “Vision of Change- Moses Onyango”. This short was filmed in Uganda where her philanthropic efforts of building churches, hospitals, and children’s homes were fulfilled. Originally from Houston, Texas, Amber spent her early career as a counselor. The inspiration and insight she gained working with her diverse client base drew her into public speaking, and eventually becoming a published author. That success opened up a path to the entertainment industry where she’s found her true calling. Creating and producing films that help make the world a better, more compassionate, and understanding place is her passion.

Meet Laura Gallier, Houston Founding Member


Laura Gallier (LauraGallier.com) is an author and national speaker whose inspiring life story empowers students and adults to overcome enemies of the soul: oppressive thoughts, emotions, and habits. As an advocate of biblical truth in a skeptical generation, Laura sheds light on many of today’s most highly debated moral and social issues, particularly matters surrounding sexuality and mental health. She is the author of the award-winning novel series, The Delusion, currently in development for feature film production. Laura is the lead developer of the I AM WORTHY Mental-Emotional Wellness and Character-Building Program for Students (WorthyProgram.com). Her articles about mental-emotional health and other timely topics have been featured on prime outlets such as Fox News and The Washington Times.

Event Details

Date: April 04, 2024

Start time: 06:30 p.m.

End time: 08:30 p.m.

Venue: The One Studio 950 FM 1960 RD Suite A, Houston, TX 77073

Phone: 818-303-2424

Email: info@influencewomen.org