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"A Burning Desire: The Inception of Leadership " PWI Houston POWER LEADER Luncheon

  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (CDT)
  • The Egg & I - 4938 Beechnut St. Houston, TX 77096


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"A Burning Desire: The Inception of Leadership"

with  Justina Page
Author, Speaker, Executive Director of The Amos House of Faith

Barbara Spier 
Mistress of Ceremony

Thursday, August 15, 2013
11:00 a - 1:30 p

The Egg & I
4938 Beechnut St.
Houston, TX 77096
Join us for an inspiring event!
Make powerful connections.
Build quality relationships.
Collaborate with high achievers and leaders.

Justina will teach you her true GRIT Leadership formula: 
  • Gumption
  • Resilience and Resourcefulness
  • Illumination and Inspiration
  • Training and Timing

About Justina 
Justina PageJustina's life changed forever in the early morning hours of March 7, 1999. Fire swept through her Houston home, killing her 22 month old twin son Amos, seriously injuring the other twin, Benjamin, and leaving her with 3rd degree burns over 55% of her body. Justina, her husband, and their five sons embarked on the difficult journey of putting their lives back together and moving forward.

An ember of hope became a burning desire to make a difference in the lives of other burn survivors. As Founder and Executive Director of The Amos House of Faith, Justina discovered that the same life skills that facilitated her recovery also formed a strong foundation for professional leadership.

Justina Page is the award-winning author of "The Circle of Fire – In the Midst of the Ashes an Ember of Hope Flickered". She is featured in the documentary film "Trial By Fire: Lives Reforged."

Awards include: Halliburton’s Hometown Hero, Hermann Memorial Hospital Volunteer of the Year, Shriner’s Volunteer Group of the Year, Houston Fire Department’s Neighborhood Hero, and recognition from the Office of the former Mayor of Houston, Bill White, March 7th being proclaimed “The Amos House of Faith Proclamation Day”.

“Strong leadership moves us from surviving to thriving.” -                                                                                 - Justina 

Mistress of Ceremony
Barbara Spier 
About Barbara 
Barbara is the co-author of the recently released 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 Powerful Women International's Women of Legacy Award in 2012.

Bring plenty of business cards and bring a friend!

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


                The Egg & I - Meyerland

4938 Beechnut St.
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 668-7600

$8 for PWI Members who bring a Guest and 
$10 for their Guest with discount code

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