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Houston Leadership Impact Forum

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
  • EurAsia Fusion Sushi, 1330 Wirt Rd. Suite B, Houston, TX 77055


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Leadership Impact Forum
Leaders Impacting Communities
& Impacting Lives

Join Us for an Inspiring Event!
  • Connect with women movers & shakers
  • Expand your leadership to make a bigger impact
  • Share ideas & info to make a difference
  • Learn key insights & ideas for your business or project

Spotlight Panelists

Marian LaSalle & Russ Johns
Future Media Association

Panel Moderator

Pam Terry
President, PWIC Houston

Mistress of Ceremony

Denika Carothers
Live With Purpose
VP of Membership, PWIC Houston

 The Leadership Impact Forum will inspire you with your own projects that can make a difference in the community and the world... !

Attendees will benefit and have the opportunity to participate.  
It's irresistable!!

Thursday, May 14, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

EurAsia Fusion Sushi
1330 Wirt Rd. Suite B
Houston, TX 77055

About Our Panel: 
Pam Terry
Panel Moderator
NOWW TV and NOWW News is a humanitarian project of Pam's. NOWW stands for Network Of What's Working and is based on the principle of "whatever you focus on, your life becomes that - so let's focus on what's working and expand it everywhere!!"  Her project combines things that she loves - adventure, film and television, the Internet, communication, and making a difference. 

Pam is CEO and Founder of NOWW Strategies, a consulting and coaching firm that helps public speakers market themselves.  Pam is a savvy business and marketing strategist with more than 30 years’ experience in public speaking, marketing, public relations, sales, and operations.  Author of the forthcoming book, “The In-Demand Speaker,” and the 2013 Ebook, “How to Easily Develop a Presentation,” Pam has helped hundreds of people become in-demand speakers. She works with entrepreneurs and corporate teams, teaching them how to connect and engage from the stage and how to market themselves as a speaker and build business from speaking.   A frequent keynote speaker, Pam is a community leader and former executive director and president of the Galleria Chamber of Commerce.

Pam's expertise includes online marketing and branding.  Pam started raising money for non-profits when she was in high school and has extensive experience with fundraising for several non-profits including the American Organ Transplant Association, the Galleria Chamber of Commerce, and others.  She is currently the President of the PWIC Houston Connection and Chief Operating Officer for PWIC worldwide.

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Marian LaSalle
As a passionate collaborator and a firm believer in non-traditional approaches to business development and marketing, Marian creates innovative solutions that engage and empower businesses and their community. She is committed to shining the spotlight on what’s good and working in the online and offline world.

Serving local and online communities, Marian is a results-driven business coach, technology trainer, and show host with Tools Tips and Technology. As the co-owner of a Houston based web design company, Painted Path Designs, and co-founder of Future Media Association, Marian’s friends and business associates know that she loves building, sharing, and promoting the good stuff.

Marian is also co-owner of, an online security company that specializes in WordPress open source technology. Keeping businesses and their customers safe on the internet is the main focus.

Experience and Specialties: Business Coaching, Mentoring and Consulting; Marketing and Promotions Strategy; Effective Digital and Social Online and Offline Marketing; Business and Product Development; Leadership Training; Speaking and Training; Relationship Marketing.  

WordPress Expert; WordPress Websites and Blog Design; Word Press Monitoring; WordPress Trainer; Internet & Affiliate Marketing Trainer; Technology Trainer and Speaker; Reputation Marketing Speaker and Trainer

Russ Johns
As a Founder & CEO of Nextstepnext, Russ Johns has developed a community of individual specialists working together as a team to deliver high performance results in radio production, web development, and social customer relationship management solutions.

As a Speaker, Radio Show Host and Podcaster, Russ creates solutions to assist you in expanding your business brand. After developing platforms producing over 1000 programs a year, he's qualified to deliver results for your brand using alternative media in the social streams. Russ simplifies technology and tools for your business. He creates "Unique Brand Personality" for every client he helps.  Throughout his business career, one thing has always been constant: Communication, Connectivity, and Commerce.

His specialties include Podcasts, Audio, Branding Media, Radio, and Broadcasting. Speaker, Technology Consulting, Mentor, Instructor, Email Strategy, Business Automation, Lead Development, Customer Relationship Management, Media Production, and Audio Production.

Jill Davis
Mistress of Ceremony

Denika Carothers, a Life Consultant, Coach, Spiritual Counselor, Motivational Speaker and Author by profession, is a lover of life and a lover of people.

She is passionate about love and truth (which is the foundational base of her message), and in her 20 year career has been able to see many transformed, empowered, and enlightened through what she says is her “calling.” As a Life Consultant, Denika coaches you in your life and through your life and everything she does is built on a Spiritual foundation. She says that she is the bridge between your questions and the answers and helps you to neutralize the negativity in your life by exposing the source of the barriers that limit you from living and achieving your greatest life.

Denika presents an inspirational and life changing perspective in her coaching and counseling which she arrived at by conquering her own life challenges. She offers a transformational view of how to 'GROW' through it all. Her evolved perception of how we experience the world and the options we choose to collapse on in each moment, invites listeners to become ever present, aware, conscious, and accountable for every experience they encounter as well as the power that each of us possesses to co-create all that we wish to experience.

Denika sits from the seat of compassion, love and the Highest Truth as she challenges each of us to BE the change we want to see in the world.

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