Builder of Strong Women Who Lead.

I am a proud Canadian woman with an Indigenous background.

I am a wife, step-mother, sister, aunt, great-aunt, niece, friend, volunteer, mentor and advocate of powHERful women.

I am a social impact entrepreneur, media visionary, author, speaker, community leader, economic development enthusiast and former Councillor for the Town of Gibsons in BC.

I am deeply convicted to move women forward as leaders, both personally and professionally, to help them stretch into their EPIC potential in business, leadership and life.

At my core, I am a woman who believes the stronger we feel in our bodies, the more positive and powerful we are in our lives.  I seek meaningful interactions that explore new conversations and possibilities, not repeating the ones we’ve had before:  powHER defined from an Indigenous perspective; the marriage of media + manifestation with change management to move women forward, faster; and the role of health, energy and vibrancy in attracting what we want and are ready for in our lives.  

In 2000, I set out to change that when I left my corporate role as National Marketing Manager for an independently owned investment firm.  My curiosity led me to build a House for powHERful women where purpose-driven conversation, high-calibre connection, and the creation of powHERful publications and partnerships has fueled my entrepreneurial efforts ever since.

View my Speaker’s Profile:  2019 Speakers Kit for Charlene SanJenko

View my Current CV here.

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | ME at 60

December 30, Love Letter 25 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. She is ME at 60. SHE. My future self who I steadily (most days) walk towards. SHE calls me higher. SHE. Clearer, stronger, braver, lighter with each and every deliberate decision. Horses, healing, and harmony, her oceanside-lived experience embodies Coming Home. SHE. Grounded, content, at […]

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | Miss Willow

December 23, Love Letter 23 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. She is Miss Willow. SHE. My step-daughter, my teacher, my friend. I first saw her when She was just five or six walking on a gym treadmill. SHE. Fiercely independent already… We met again when She was nine. SHE. Came to spend the summer […]

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | My Braid

December 22, Love Letter 22 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. She is WE. We are three. SHE. Tina, Christina, and me. Stronger together, plugging in, powHERfully. SHE. A braid of friendship, deliberately woven with each decision. With choices are no longer for ME and only for US. SHE. Walking together, stretching bravely into all […]

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | Wendi

December 20, Love Letter 20 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. The glue who seals Our greatness. SHE. Volunteered to support my first political campaign. It all began almost a decade ago. SHE. “The smartest woman I know!” How She typically is described, and it’s true. SHE. Holds many pieces with dedication, determination, and care. […]

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | Miss Curly-Sue

December 17, Love Letter 17 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. My little Curly-Sue. She brought so much joy into our lives. SHE. Our little four-legged buddy for 11 years. So, so many memories, stories, and chuckles. SHE. Reminded me to take breaks for regular walks. Her company helped me to transition to a new […]

WHO IS SHE? ❤️ Love Letters to SHE ❤️ | ‘Jac’

December 16, Love Letter 16 of 25 WHO IS SHE? SHE. My friend, soul sister, and much-missed hiking partner, Jacqueline. She shares a piece of my heart, the “Momma” piece. SHE. Walked into our gym many years ago, “OMG, MY person. Where did She come from?” SHE. Talked me into hiking the West Coast Trail. […]