Photography by Vicky Pink - Houston International Trade Development Council, Inc. (#HITDC) honored seven global humanitarians at the 5th annual Global Seven Awards. The awards celebrate the diversity of Houston’s business scene. Proceeds from the event will support HITDC’s future global trade mission outreach initiatives as well as educational scholarship programs which align with our event theme: Global Trade Reduces Global Poverty. Those honored were Charles Foster, Arlex Flores, Rob Todd, Johnny Dang, Sewa International, Lamine Ganme, Kathryn Karam, and Emmanuel De La Cruz. Some in attendance were Val Thompson, Mario Rios, Bianca Beltran, Thelma Scott, EJ Wilson, Hannah Thibodeux, Clint Sosa, ML Archer, Fernando Alarcon, and TR Hoang.