Leslie Sturgeon   (Back)
Women Inspiring Women Founder and super cool chick!
Bristol , NH

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My Best Referral Is:
Business and professional women in New England or any woman who wants to network, have fun, learn something new and be empowered!

  • Current Work:
  • Founder and President at Women Inspiring Women
  • Previous Work:
  • President at Office Options / Association Solutions
  • Education:
  • Diploma, Executive Secretarial Services, Burdett School

  • Summary:
    Highly committed to empowering, motivating and inspiring women to live their best life! Through superior events, bring women together on a bi-weekly basis in venues throughout New Hampshire.

    Recognized as the 2009 NH Small Business Administration's 'Women In Business Champion.'

    Detailed Experience Summary:

    Founder and President at Women Inspiring Women
    May 2007 - Present

    Created and launched this business and professional women’s organization. Developed and maintain extensive database of members and prospects. Plan and host monthly events aimed at bringing women together for networking, professional development and enrichment. Develop topics and programs for events and secure venues, sponsors and professional speakers. Mentor/coach entrepreneurs and other professionals to achieve their personal goals. Ignite passion for success in event attendees and members. Bring awareness to WIW through extensive marketing/public relations campaigns and networking. Create a comprehensive member benefit program, develop periodic newsletters, maintain website and provide advertising opportunities for members. Actively pursue corporate partners and grants for programming and to offset operating expenses. Provide members with resources to further their knowledge and personal endeavors. Identify and pursue educational opportunities for women in the Central New Hampshire area. Collaborate with other similar organizations to further the development of women professionals. Received citation from the NH Governor and NH Senate in May 2008 for WIW achievements. Recognized as the NH Small Business Administration's 2009 'Women in Business Champion.'

    President at Office Options / Association Solutions
    July 1989 - January 2009

    Successfully established and grew office support and association management service. Oversee all aspects of business including marketing, public relations, customer service, financial vitality, purchasing and sales. Partner with small businesses, individuals, organizations and executives to provide administrative services such as project oversight, typing, word processing, complex tape transcription, database management, mailing preparation and resume consultation. Serve as Executive Director for several homeowners and professional organizations. Coordinate all member communications, annual meetings, contract negotiations, bookkeeping, minutes, etc. Assist clients with organization, staffing, project management and operations.

    Detailed Education Summary:

    Diploma, Executive Secretarial Services, Burdett School
    June 1986

    Conversation History: (11 total)

    Date Person
    10/27/09 Joy Kennelly
    10/27/09 Debra Diamond
    10/27/09 Deb Mullen
    10/27/09 Amy Grossman
    10/13/09 Lynn M. Wilson RN BSN
    10/13/09 Jackie M. Nagel
    10/13/09 Bernadette Martin
    10/13/09 Cathy Demers
    09/29/09 Cathy Demers
    09/29/09 Amy Grossman
    09/29/09 Beryl Smith