Let me ask you this: How involved in your community are you? Do you attend events? Volunteer for a local non-profit? Have regular ladies nights playing Bunco or Cards Against Humanity? (Don’t judge)

Jenny Ketchepaw and Jennifer Abbott-Aston met through a mutual friend who thought they’d hit it off — and they certainly did. They formed a friendship that’s supportive, empowering and often vulnerable. Like many of us, they could have kept that friendship to themselves, but Jenny and Jen knew they had something special and wanted to empower other women to also experience a deep connection.

In this episode, you’ll hear their story from friendship to community leadership, and how they’re bringing women together in their own neighborhood — and all over the world.

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Jenny Ketchepaw currently serves as the Vice President of Talent Engagement for a financial institution where she manages the Training and Leadership Development initiatives for the Bank. Jenny has been working in the financial industry for 22 years, serving in various leadership capacities. Jenny is a certified Gallup Strengths Coach. 

Jenny is a positive person that believes in being proactive in life, forging lasting relationships, and making an impact where you serve. Jenny loves to travel and spend time with her husband of 19 years and their two young children.

Jennifer Abbott-Aston relocated from Toronto to Los Angeles in 2002, securing a position at USC where she worked as a merchandise executive for the next ten years. She made the difficult decision to move into the CEO/MOM role in 2011 for her 3 boys. Jennifer stayed active by volunteering in roles of PTA President, Vice President, and Parliamentarian; she served as Treasurer for Arcadia Child Health Council, Little League T-ball Coordinator, Canteen Coordinator and she served as the Fundraising Officer on the Meadows Foundation Board.  In 2016, Jennifer made the move to re-enter the workforce and eventually made the crucial decision to join full time the company she co-founded; Human Element Company, a staffing and HR agency. Today Jennifer serves on a Vestry representing Human Relations/Social Justice groups which include Anti Racism Coalition, Immigrant Support Circle and LGBTQ+. Jennifer is a futuristic

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