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"Living Your Legacy in the Face of An Impossible Situation" PWI Houston POWER Luncheon

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
  • Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria 2400 W Loop S Fwy Houston, TX 77027


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Living Your Legacy
in the face of
'An Impossible Situation'
with Barbara Spier
Business Owner and
Author of  "An Impossible Situation"

POWER Luncheon
Thursday, May 23, 2013
11:00a - 1:30p

Join us for an inspiring event!
Make powerful connections.
Build quality relationships.
Collaborate with high achievers and leaders.

Barbara will share:
  • Her Unbelievable true story that has led to a new book about a normal American couple, Del and Barbara Spier, in unfriendly enemy territory, in the middle of a war
  • How life shattering it was to be caught in the crossfire of Afghanistan’s endemic corruption, criminals, and ethnic rivalries and Washington’s shifting military strategies and bureaucratic inertia
  • How her life crumbled around her, but her foundation remained intact
  • How she persevered with the support of friends and her own inner strength
      What is possible for you?

About Barbara 
Barbara is the co-author of the upcoming book, "An Impossible Situation," a recognized leader in Houston, Texas, with experience not only in the community but also worldwide. She was the president of US Protection and Investigations, LLC (USPI), until the company was sold. USPI was a firmly established and highly successful security and investigation services company with over 20 years of national and international experience spanning the globe in such places as Afghanistan, Nigeria, Algeria, Brazil, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Barbara’s hands on management and proactive leadership skills were instrumental in the start-up and sustainment of security service programs and projects worldwide.

Her adroit leadership of the international company, publicly acclaimed successes and tenacity in the face of adversity stand as examples for women the world over.

Barbara has received numerous honors for her business success and community involvement, has served in leadership positions with several organizations and contributes regularly to small and minority owned businesses. She was awarded the 2007 National Woman Business Owner of the Year and PWI's Women of Legacy Award in 2012.

Bring plenty of business cards and bring a friend!

When you bring a donaton for the raffle and you have an opportunity to talk about your business and your prize!


Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria

2400 W Loop S Fwy
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 586-2444

$30 for PWI Members who bring a Guest and 
$35 for their Guest with discount code

RSVP Today - Seating is Limited

$35 for PWI Members (without a guest)
$45 for Guests/Future Members
$240 for a Table of 8 ($30 each - bring your employees and contacts)

Call 832-647-1553 for details.

POWERFUL WOMEN INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS (PWIC) envisions women as catalysts for positive change in the world, who are women taking on greater leadership roles, and causing a peaceful, harmonious world for our children's future.  Our mission is to connect, collaborate with, and educate women leaders to use their innate gifts and talents to transform and make a bigger impact in undeserved communities causing positive changes throughout the world. Our highest values are authenticity, life balance, compassion, and courage.

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