The award honors an individual who has contributed to the international life of Houston, named for the late philanthropists Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Jones. The couple was responsible for creating the largest private foundation in Texas, Houston Endowment Inc. They helped secure funding for the Houston Ship Channel, invested in Houston schools and the performing arts, and many other endeavors.
The keynote speaker for the event is Jim Crane, Chairman & CEO, Crane Capital Operations and owner of the Houston Astros.
Registration is open, and you can sign up for the event here.