U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta to host first "Empower, Educate, Engage Women's Conference" on Friday, March 16th

(Washington – March 6, 2012)    Representative Frank Guinta (R, NH-01) is hosting a special conference designed to assist local women in finding jobs and furthering their careers.  The first Empower, Educate, Engage Women’s Conference will be held on Friday morning, March 16th.  The event is free and open to the public, and is part of Rep. Guinta’s ongoing “Getting Granite Staters Back to Work” jobs initiative.  It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the New Hampshire Institute of Politics Auditorium, 100 Saint Anselm Drive in Manchester. 

Several successful area business and professional women will share their insights and experiences during two panel discussions.  The conference will conclude with a presentation on career success and coaching by Catherine Taylor from Heels and a Briefcase. 

“It can be hard to find a good job in this down economy,” Guinta explained.  “‘Getting Granite Staters Back to Work’ means helping to get all of our citizens back to work.  This conference will help New Hampshire women strengthen their skills as they network and advance their careers.  When women succeed, all of New Hampshire succeeds.  Just as its name suggests, I’m hoping participants will leave this conference feeling empowered, educated and engaged to take their personal goals to the next level.” 

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Panel 1  Leadership and Professionalism: (Teresa Rosenberger-President of Devine Strategies) Women in Business—Panel (Dianne Mercier, president, People’s United Bank New Hampshire; Mary Ellen Humphrey(formerly, Brown), Rochester Economic Development ·        


Panel 2  Women Inspiring Women/Take Action in Your Own Life: (Maureen Beauregard—President/CEO, Families in Transition)

Kim Bavaro, executive director, Upper Room; Marsie Silvestro, executive director, A Safe Place; Marcia Sink, president/ceo, CASA NH.        


Career & Success Coaching: (Catherine Taylor)

Heels & A Briefcase

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