Posts by Charlene SanJenko

Karen Stewart | PowHERlunch Guest Speaker, April 11

Meet Karen Stewart, Founder & CEO of Bumble Bees Venture Capital and sold-out PowHERlunch guest, April 11 at charbar. Karen is a disruptor, innovator and serial entrepreneur. She has over 25 years of experience in founding and building businesses. Her endeavours have included: Financial Broker Dealers in IDA & MFDA, Boutique Brokerage Firms, Real Estate…

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Filomena May | PowHERpanel Guest + PowHERtalker, April 14 + 15

Meet Filomena May, Financial Advisor, Filo Financial Solutions of Raymond James, PowHERpanel guest, and PowHERtalker at the Calgary Woman’s Show. Filomena is a financial advisor, author, mother and the first female president of her cultural society, Calgary Calabrese Cultural and Heritage Society.  She thrives on pushing herself and finding her edge, personally and professionally so that she…

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Jill Andres | PowHERpanel Guest, April 14

Meet Jill Andres, Director, Trico Changemakers Studio at Mount Royal University and PowHERpanel guest on April 14, 1-2 pm at the Calgary Woman’s Show. Jill is a facilitator, coach, and changemaker who is passionate about creating conditions for social, economic and environmental change. She is dedicated to building a dynamic community of students, social entrepreneurs,…

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Storytelling With IMPACT!

Meet Elaine Kupser, Founder + Publisher, Chris Welner, Editor, & Logan Johnson, Art Director of IMPACT Magazine and WOMEN BUILT2SCALE workshop facilitators on Friday, April 13, 1-5 pm at the ATB Entrepreneur Centre. With over 25+ years creating and publishing IMPACT Magazine, the creative team behind this amazing national publication has many lessons learned and success strategies under their belt…

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Jamie Sale | PowHERpanel Guest, April 14

Meet Jamie Sale, World and Olympic Gold Medalist, Life Mastery Consultant and PowHERpanel guest on April 14, 1-2 pm at the Calgary Woman’s Show. Jamie Sale was born in Calgary and raised in Red Deer, Alberta. She began skating at an early age and moved into pairs figure skating by age twelve. Sale competed in…

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Lara Murphy | PowHERpanel Guest, April 14

Meet Lara Murphy, Co-Founder of Ryan Murphy Construction and PowHERpanel guest on April 14, 1-2 pm at the Calgary Woman’s Show. Lara started her first construction business in New Brunswick at 16, advertising by handing out flyers door to door. She remembers being proud that she could fit two lawn mowers in the trunk of…

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WOMEN BUILT2SCALE | POWHERHOUSE @ CALGARY WOMAN’S SHOW, April 14 & 15, 2018

PowHERhouse at the Calgary Woman’s Show: MEET OUR POWHERPANEL Jamie Sale |  Life Mastery Consultant, World and Olympic Gold medalist Karen Pearce |  President, McCANN West.  A Calgary native, Karen currently oversees business operations for all Western Canada, at McCann Worldgroup Canada, including leadership of both the Vancouver and Calgary offices. She brings deep local market…

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HEATHER BARNHOUSE | How to Design the Business You Love: A Legal Perspective

Heather Barnhouse of Dentons will facilitate an intimate breakout discussion around the common tips & traps that women entrepreneurs often face in the legal realm around navigating the legal environment. Women entrepreneurs often face disproportionately different issues in their businesses than men do, and may not know about the possibilities that exist.  With strategic focus…

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WOMEN BUILT2SCALE | VIP + MEDIA RECEPTION, THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018

SPONSORS, SPEAKERS, SUPPORTERS, MEDIA, VOLUNTEERS & SPECIAL GUESTS! We enjoyed a special after-work reception on Thursday evening, April 12th to thank and recognize those who have made our inaugural WOMEN BUILT2SCALE accelerator possible as well to provide a platform to share the Bigger Picture behind the series, and in fact, the entire media movement of…

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WOMEN BUILT2SCALE | FRIDAY WORKSHOP FACILITATORS, April 13, 2018

Meet Our Facilitators Venue:  ATB Entrepreneur Centre, 1110 – 17th Avenue S.W. Calgary Charlene SanJenko | Builder of Strong Women Who Lead Charlene is a proud Canadian woman of First Nations origin. A wife, step-mother, sister, aunt, great-aunt, niece, friend, volunteer, mentor and advocate of powHERful women. She is a social entrepreneur, a publisher & producer, author, speaker,…

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PowHERhouse Portrait | Noreen Mahoney

PowHERhouse recently had the opportunity to sit down with academic leader, Noreen Mahoney, BComm, CPA, CA, MBA, Associate Dean of Students & Degree Programs at the Edwards Executive Education Unit, University of Saskatchewan, and talk about her story and the impact she has made with her life. Noreen is a facilitator and educator with over 20 years…

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AMPLIFY | Sample Annual Framework

Phase 1:  90 Days Onboarding process, including 1-3 clarity conversations to pin-point key priorities and focus areas and development of 12-month strategy for 2019 AMPLIFY program initiated with interview questions which assist with the development and clarifying process resulting in an enhanced online leader profile Organize photoshoot for updated professional images for online story-telling and…

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PowHERlunch Regina | Welcoming Lisa Peters

PowHERhouse welcomes local media personality and community-builder, Lisa Peters, “Host of Talk of The Town on Access 7 TV”, to our Regina PowHERlunch on February 7! A seasoned community development professional with over 20 years of experience building events that both raise much-needed funds and generate heightened awareness while entertaining people, Lisa knows people.  She connects…

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POWHERLUNCH REGINA | WELCOMING SABEEN AHMAD

PowHERhouse welcomes local media personality and co-host of CTV MORNING LIVE in Regina, Sabeen Ahmad, to our Regina PowHERlunch on February 7! Born and raised in Regina, Sabeen graduated from the School of Journalism at the University of Regina in 2008.  She first joined CTV Regina in 2009 as a Creative Producer and would later serve…

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PowHERlunch Regina | Announcing Kelly Beattie, Transformational Change Agent, Facilitator & Keynote Speaker

PowHERhouse Media is pleased to welcome transformation change agent, Kelly Beattie, PowHERlunch Regina guest speaker, February 7. A PowHERlunch is an intimate lunchtime opportunity for inspiration and connection with a wonderfully diverse cross-section of women in leadership making an impact, both locally and globally.  Our February theme is:  ON THE BRINK OF GREATNESS, and we…

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SPEAK! Canada Academic Partnership Announced | Edwards School of Business

We are thrilled to announce our first University Partnership with the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan and SPEAK! Canada. “Edwards is proud to partner with SPEAK! Canada and expand our Women’s Initiatives offerings in Saskatchewan,” said Dean of Edwards, Keith Willoughby. “This new partnership confirms the high quality, relevance, and impact of the…

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PowHERlunch Regina | Announcing Brenda Lucki, Assistant Commissioner + Commanding Officer, RCMP Academy, Depot

  PowHERhouse Media is pleased to celebrate local leadership and welcome Brenda Lucki, PowHERlunch Regina guest speaker, February 7. A PowHERlunch is an intimate lunchtime opportunity for inspiration and connection with a wonderfully diverse cross-section of women in leadership making an impact, both locally and globally.  Our February theme is:  ON THE BRINK OF GREATNESS,…

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CELEBRATE LEADERS, AMPLIFY IMPACT | Jay-Ann Gilfoy

CELEBRATE LEADERS TO AMPLIFY IMPACT | JAY-ANN GILFOY Jay-Ann Gilfoy CEO, Vancity Community Investment Bank Jay-Ann Gilfoy, a visionary senior leader who develops high-performing teams with a future-oriented focus on people, purpose + profits all operating at their highest potential. Appointed the new CEO of Vancity Community Investment Bank effective March 1st, 2018, Jay-Ann is…

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PowHERlunch Regina | Announcing Gina Grandy, Associate Dean, Hill-Levene Schools of Business, University of Regina

PowHERhouse Media is pleased to welcome Gina Grandy, PowHERlunch Regina guest speaker, February 7. A PowHERlunch is an intimate lunchtime opportunity for inspiration and connection with a wonderfully diverse cross-section of women making an impact, both locally and globally.  Our February theme is:  ON THE BRINK OF GREATNESS, and we couldn’t be more pleased to…

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LEAN2LEAD | Whole-YOU Health Reset for Leader Wellness

We’re on a mission to energize and revitalize female leaders! Is that YOU? LEAN2LEAD is a 4-week online leader well-being program, a whole-YOU health reset designed to establish a fundamental wellness practice that encourages loss of inflammation and cravings, an increase in your energy, mood and focus, and has you feeling stronger in your body…

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PowHERlunch Regina | Announcing Mary Weimer – COO, Hillberg & Berk

PowHERhouse Media is pleased to welcome Mary Weimer, PowHERlunch Regina guest speaker, February 7. A PowHERlunch is an intimate lunchtime opportunity for inspiration and connection with a wonderfully diverse cross-section of women making an impact, both locally and globally.  Our February theme is:  ON THE BRINK OF GREATNESS, and we couldn’t be more pleased to…

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PowHERpacing | 3 Excellence Habits to ensure focus, presence and ease this holiday season

“It’s good to be alive today.” – Michael Franti Pow-HER’-pace-ing:  The art of walking that thin line between stretching beyond our comfort zone in order to grow and reach our ultimate potential while carefully navigating possible burnout. Thousands and thousands of Canadian women are pushing ourselves to new limits.  We are living in very exciting…

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Filomena May | Financial Advisor

Filomena May | Financial Advisor Filomena is passionate about creating KNOWLEDGE and EMPOWERMENT around money, helping others find their EDGE and turning a vision into reality. “Money has a lot of emotion around it, so it’s getting to really understand where people are coming from, what money means to them and helping them build their…

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Turkey Sausage and Broccoli Penne Pasta

Dark and rainy winter nights call for warm and hearty comfortable food, but hearty can also mean healthy. What you’ll need: 4-6 turkey sausages, depending on size 1/2 cup sliced olives, preferably Greek or oil-cured 3 peeled garlic cloves or 1 tbsp roasted garlic puree 1/2 tsp red chili pepper flakes 796 ml can crushed…

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Warm Winter Kale Salad

A lovely mixture of colour, texture and tastes that will warm your belly and nourish you and those you love this season. What you’ll need: 1 bunch kale 1/8-1/4 cup feta Olive oil, drizzle Balsamic vinegar, to taste 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 6 medium mushrooms Sea salt, to taste Black pepper, to taste 1…

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Brain Optimization for Women with DRIVE!

The modern working-woman faces many challenges.  The term “work-life balance” is actually an understatement; when really we have to maintain work-children, work-hormones, work-leisure AND work-relationships balance. Women’s bodies, different from men’s, also receive a disproportionate impact from a 24-7 world.  The disruption of natural rhythms and cycles affects our hormones, sleep and ultimately… our MINDS.  …

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Dark Chocolate Bark

These rich, dark, rustic pieces of handmade love will satisfy your chocolate craving, and they’re easy to make. Double or triple the recipe to make gifts for all your friends and neighbours. Ingredients 12 oz (336 g) vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 Tablespoons (30mL/28 g) Holy Crap cereal 1 cup (250mL) chopped walnuts 1/2 cup (120…

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Awaken Well-Being of Educators

Educators are tired and already looking forward to their Christmas break.  Not long ago a colleague asked me how my summer went, and I looked blankly at her confused by her question.  The rush of back-to-school and a quick-paced Fall had thrown me into such a busy state that I had forgotten just a few…

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PowHERhouse Portrait | Lily Riggs

The quest to become a better version of yourself can often feel like a bumpy road paved with many false starts and stops along the way. It can be challenging, tiring, and scary and there is no guaranteed success. But the alternative is the average, the unfulfilling, the safe, well-worn path already taken by many.…

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PowHERhouse Portrait | Kellie Garrett

Kellie Garrett describes herself as an accidental executive who’s recovering from corporate life.  She’s a coach, speaker, and consultant on leadership, business strategy, internal culture change.  She’s also a certified board director and delivers workshops on board effectiveness, diversity, and governance.  She is currently completing certification in Brené Brown’s work (Certified Daring Way Facilitator).  Kellie…

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LEAVING OUR LEGACY | Investing in Our Kids

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy Leaving a legacy that lives on far after we do is of top importance to any leader. Do we tie that legacy back into our children?  Or do we hold it separate and apart? I believe that parenting is our most powerful profession. My children are now 19 and 22. …

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November 23 PowHERhour | Meet Singer-Songwriter Sandy Powlik, Lola Parks

PowHERhouse Media is pleased to welcome Singer-Songwriter Sandy Powlik, aka Lola Parks. Sandy will be entertaining guests at our PowHERhour Cocktail Reception on November 23rd, Find Your Voice. Find Your Edge. Your Female Edge.  She is soulful, jazzy, evocative, and genuine. More about Sandy: “Female Songwriter of the Year” – 2012 VIMA Singer-songwriter Sandy Powlik…

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PowHERhour November 23 | Robin Farrell’s Personal Invite

  PowHERhouse Media is pleased to announce Robin Farrell, our emcee for the November 23rd PowHERhour Cocktail Reception at the Robert Bateman Centre. Robin joins speakers Sybil Verch, Captain Carey Steacy of Westjet, and Indigenous leader Carol Anne Hilton at Find Your Voice. Find Your Edge. Your Female Edge. CLICK BELOW TO HEAR ROBIN’S PERSONAL…

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PowHERhouse Portrait | Carol Anne Hilton

Carol Anne is a recognized First Nation’s business leader with an international Master’s Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. She’s the CEO of Transformation International, an award-winning First Nation Social and Economic Development company, and of Nuu-chah-nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Her Nuu-chah-nulth name…

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Suzanne Gatrell | Victoria Hospitality Partner & Hotel Management PowHERhouse

PowHERhouse Media is pleased to announce Victoria Hospitality Partner, Suzanne Gatrell and her exceptional team at The Oswego hotel in Victoria, BC. Meet Suzanne Gatrell, President & Owner of Kingsbridge Management Limited Taking on the management of The Oswego hotel, a luxury Boutique hotel with 80 suites in Victoria, BC, during the 2008 recession was an opportunity…

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November 23 PowHERhour Reception | Announcing Executive Private Chef Shirley Lang of Kitchens of Distinction Culinary Arts Ltd.

We are pleased to welcome multi award-winning Vancouver Island Executive Private Chef Shirley Lang of Kitchens of Distinction Culinary Arts Ltd. to play a key role in our November 23rd PowHERhour Cocktail Reception, Find Your Voice. Find Your Edge. Your Female Edge.  Shirley creates cuisine to serenade the senses and flavour the conversations at your…

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Meet Kendra

PowHERhouse is pleased to welcome Kendra Stoner to our events team! Kendra is a recent graduate achieving her professional Communications degree at Royal Roads University. She has been assisting our team in coordinating the Find your Voice. Find your Edge. Your Female Edge. cocktail reception on November 23rd at the Robert Bateman Centre.  Kendra’s passion for working…

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Kelly Beattie | Transformational Change Agent, Engagement Consultant, Keynote Speaker

Kelly Beattie | Transformational Change Agent, Engagement Consultant, Keynote Speaker I want people to feel they can contribute and make a difference in their workplaces.   “People generally want to be a part of something bigger than themselves!” Kelly is the Principal Owner and Engagement Consultant at Beyond Connections Consulting. She is a CHANGE AGENT, passionate…

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PowHERlunch Regina | FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Join us Wednesday, February 7, 2018 for our second PowHERlunch in Regina, ‘On The Brink of Greatness!’ THANK YOU ! WE ARE SOLD OUT Scroll down to see our guest list. Venue:  RCMP Heritage Centre, 5907 Dewdney Avenue, Regina Not in Regina?  You can register to enjoy our guest speakers virtually here. What is a PowHERlunch?…

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