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Forward Together

What worked prior to the pandemic - may not work for you now. 

Perhaps, you too have been searching for some creative solutions on HOW to create a “new” way of simply doing life well, or even better: doing life REALLY well again.  

 If this is you, then consider joining a community of women who, like you, are committed to navigating life with momentum, balance and joy!


Introducing... Forward Together

New Hampshire conference for women who are ready to move forward together, with a community of support, mentorship, and guidance.

 Join us as we move from impression to inspiration. This day promises to be a truly remarkable experience - are you ready?

If so… awesome … 

Why you need to block April 13, 2023 on your calendar today...

Meet the Speakers

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Edna Conway
Compassionate Grit

Edna will share wisdom and tactical guidance in developing your authentic experience

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Edna Conway currently serves as VP, Chief Security & Risk Officer, Cloud Infrastructure at Microsoft.  She leads the development and deployment of Microsoft’s Advanced Security & Resiliency Architecture (ASRA) across the cloud infrastructure ecosystem, driving security, privacy, ESG, trade, and risk management rigor. The ASRA program
was recognized with a 2022 CSO50 Award, for demonstrating outstanding business value and thought leadership.


Dr. Robin Buckley, PHD
Bedroom or Boardroom

Robin will describe how to first understand and then leverage control dynamics on your terms

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Dr. Robin Buckley is an international professional speaker, cognitive behavioral coach, and author. As a speaker, Robin focuses on two areas of expertise: mental wellness in the workplace and women’s empowerment, including the area of women’s sexual health. She has published three books, is a columnist for and has been featured as an expert on multiple media platforms, various podcasts and news radio. Her 2022 TEDx talk was released in September.

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Robin Eichert
DiSCover Your # 1 SuperPower

Robin will teach you how to create positive momentum with better appreciation and understanding of how you’re wired

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Robin Eichert (Si style), founder of PeopleSense Consulting, combines 35+
years of business management experience with a passion for making
people successful in the workplace. She holds a B.S. in Communications from Virginia Tech and a Master of Organizational Management from University of Phoenix Online. Robin holds certifications for the Wiley published programs, including PXT Select™, Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™.


Brandi Emerson
What is Good Work Culture?

Brandi will show you how you can be ready to connect and positively collaborate with most if not all folks in your day to day 

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Brandi is responsible for creating and implementing an innovative people strategy.  Her experience in leading people teams and cultural stewardship spans over 17 years and in multiple industries including SaaS, WiFi, healthtech and non-profit healthcare.  Brandi's key areas of focus include promoting a vibrant company culture, providing leadership and employee development, and ensuring a positive and fulfilling employee experience.  She is passionate about leading people-first and believes that employee happiness is critical to company success.


Bernadette Blake, MA, LICSW
Who is Your Therapist? 

Bernadette will help you understand if it is time to elevate your support team in order to positively navigate big changes

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Bernadette M. Blake, MA, LICSW is the Founder and Primary Clinician of Mulberry Harbour Counseling and Coaching, which is located in historic downtown Exeter.  She enjoys working with adults going through major life transitions, and those who want to identify and achieve their goals. She is interested in helping clients gain increased insight and understanding of those transitions and goals --  particularly when they are associated with reproductive events such as pregnancy, postpartum, or menopause, or other related life experiences.

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Jessica Terzakis
Captivating Storytelling

Jessica will show you when you have clarity… you’re captivating! You will learn how to connect with others to create momentum and meaningful connection

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Jessica Terzakis, a content creator with Terzakis & Associates, helps service-based entrepreneurs monetize their expertise.  For the past six years, she has guided her clients in being better communicators so they can create lucrative courses and coaching programs allowing them to break out the 1-1 client work, create unlimited income potential for their business, and maximize the profit they can make from speaking.  She has been featured on premier podcasts, dozens of in person and virtual stages, and led her own virtual training program showing entrepreneurs how to add multiple revenue streams to their business.

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Cyrena-Marie Arnold
Master of Ceremonies

Cyrena will guide us throughout the day and help us process each session with intention to move forward

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Cyrena has worked as a meteorologist for over 20 years. She has worked for NASA contractors, installed weather stations on the remote Alaska tundra, was the Director of Summit Operations for the non-profit Mount Washington Observatory and was an NH1 News TV Meteorologist.

She is now the Chief Marketing Officer for reThought Insurance. In 2019, Cyrena was named to the Union Leader's "40 Under 40" and was the NH Tech Alliance's 2019 TechProfessional of the Year. She has also written a children’s book called, “The Weather Story”, and is Mrs. New Hampshire 2022.


Candice Benson
Managing your Transformation

Candice will share how to create a positive Map “momentum action plan” to create action based goals and achievements

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Candice Benson, CEO of Benson Consulting Inc., is a certified Change Manager, Project Management Professional and Process Improvement Specialist.  Her 20+ years of experience in project management and people change management has spanned multiple fields including  Academia, Technology, Utilities, Finance, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Non-Profits.

Candice, a true Change Agent, is certified in Change Intelligence (CQ®), a Project Management Professional (PMP®), a Prosci Change Practitioner and Trainer.  


Melissa Jurkoic
Stand Up Together

Melissa will demonstrate vulnerability to create empathy and meaningful connections with your community

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Melissa has worked in the tech industry for over 20 years in roles ranging from Junior Software Engineer to her current role as the Chief Experience Officer at Thynk.Cloud.

Always driven by her passion to have a positive impact on the decline of women in STEM education and careers, she has volunteered with organizations globally including ChickTech, Everwise, WITI, NH Tech Alliance, Microsoft DigiGirlz, wiseHer, Girl Scouts, and

She continues to pursue opportunities every day to advocate, educate and encourage women and girls to pursue careers in technology.  

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