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Originally from Cameroon, Central Africa, Jacky Yenga grew up in Paris and now lives in Vancouver, BC. Her foundation for life was rooted in togetherness and collaboration, respect for nature, the elders and the ancestors. She experienced the trauma of disconnection when she was sent to the West to “live a better life”, and she faced a crisis in her understanding of what success in life was.

Reconciling the essence of both the western and African worlds and keeping the best of each has been her journey, commitment and contribution ever since. Now she is an inspiring speaker and an enthusiastic ambassador for the wisdom of Africa, which she shares around the world in various forms such as songs, dances and music, bringing the experience of The Spirit of the Village to her audience.

She is committed to helping you access joy through movement, rhythm and connection, and break the habit of living disconnected.

15 Influential Women Share Empowering Stories of Life & Leadership

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Chapter Title: The Spirit of the Village

"It doesn't take just one person to achieve your potential.  It takes a village and a community."

Mira Nair

This book is raw and real, featuring deeply authentic stories from fifteen influential women who have moved through extraordinary challenges.  They now lead successful, empowered and joyful lives, and are courageously baring it all to show you how to truly take control.

If you have a dream or desire, and yearn to break free of your comfort zone, you will be wildly inspired and learn how to move past obstacles.  If you're challenged by health issues, you'll find out how others either healed or succeeded in spite of them.  If you feel trapped in a job you hate, you can discover freedom and a way out.

"WOW packs a punch, and empowers women to remember who they really are and how deeply they matter."

Shelly Lynn Nellis - Publisher, Fresh Magazine

"WOW clearly demonstrates how collaboration is the most powerful place for women to lead from."

Lorna Vanderhaeghe - Founder, Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions

And if you have ever questioned your value and worth, you will learn how to quiet your mind and celebrate how fabulous and magnificent you are.  You are a Woman Of Worth and you are absolutely glorious.  It's time to Get WOWed! 

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