Philanthropy Matters


Welcome, Jen Klaassens! You can also listen to our podcast on Spotify, Google, and Apple.

Jen is an acknowledged “go-to” leader for the philanthropic sector in Broward County for 15+ years. In 2015, Jen founded Jen Klaassens Consulting and is the force behind Inspired Philanthropy™, a simple concept that strives to catapult philanthropic giving and make it more efficient. Jen specializes in helping private foundations, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals concentrate their efforts on strategic charitable giving. She coaches’ nonprofits to maximize their revenue to further their mission for the good of the community. Previously, she served for 7+ years as the Vice President of Programs for The Wasie Foundation, a private family foundation.

She is an advocate for many social causes and is committed to philanthropy on a personal level. Her infectious enthusiasm and tireless dedication led her to participate in the “2013 Freedom Climb” for...

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Put Your Best YOU Forward


Welcome, Melinda Foster! You can also listen to our podcast on Spotify, Google, and Apple.

Melinda Foster, or you may know her as Melinda Lee, is a former Home Shopping Network (HSN) on-air host and a commercial actor and has appeared in hundreds of national commercials. She is also a national speaker, author of Sexy Over Fifty, creator of Spoga and Simply Spoga – a collection of anti-aging workouts, and co-creator of FunLifeTwists – a non-Commercial site filled with ideas of how to add more lightness and fun to your life. 

Melinda is a self-proclaimed philanthropist and a business presentation expert. 

In this podcast, Melinda Lee talks about the 360-concept. So what does 360-degree feedback mean? In a workplace setting, a 360-degree feedback assessment is a method of evaluating an employee’s performance. It’s called 360 because it is coming from every direction around you whether it be friends, peers, subordinates,...

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Explore Health Insurance Alternatives


Welcome, Sheetal Maharaj! You can also listen to our podcast on Spotify, Google, and Apple.


Sheetal is the Vice President/Medical Director for Impact Health Sharing, a not-for-profit Health Sharing Organization that shares an alternative to health care insurance. She describes what health care sharing means. She completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at Barry University, graduating summa cum laude. She started her career as a Registered Nurse. After graduating with her Doctorate Degree in Nursing and becoming a board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in 2014, she joined Impact Health Sharing in 2021.

Dr.Maharaj, has two wonderful girls, aged 3 and 5, and attributes her happiness to being blessed with the opportunity to be their mother. She enjoys spending time cooking and traveling with her husband and children. She prides herself on the fact that she works for a not-for-profit organization that is helping others with access to affordable healthcare.


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Personal Growth Matters


Subscribe to our Masterpiece Women Podcast on Spotify, Google and Apple podcasts to hear today's speaker and many other great leaders as they give valuable life changing stories and insight to great leadership success.

Today, Melinda Pollard shares key strategies to personal and professional growth and the impact it has on others. How do I help others? How do I become a value to others? 

Melinda shared a powerful prayer that Rhonda Holmes, author of "The Word Diet" inspired her to pray daily:

The Favor of God surrounds me.
The Favor of God goes before me – arranging divine appointments, affiliations, friendships, circumstances, situations and everything else necessary for me to complete
my assignment with excellence.
The Favor of God works for me changing rules, regulations, policies and laws, if need be, on my behalf.
The Favor of God works through me – creating Heaven on earth everywhere I go.
Everyday in every way, I’m...

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Persistence Changes Culture - Ginger Martin CEO American National Bank


Today we are very blessed to have as our guest speaker, Ginger Martin, CEO of American National Bank in Oakland Park, FL. She is a pillar in the community, banking industry and a part of the Masterpiece Women Leadership team.  To learn more from Ginger Martin and other Masterpiece Women leaders, follow our Podcast on Spotify, Google and Apple podcasts.

In today's episode, Ginger shares on persistence.  She shares about a time specifically where 14 years ago she took over as CEO and implemented new strategies and daily early morning meetings. She describes the difficulty of change, creating a culture and how powerful it is when you see the fruit of your labor when you are persistent. 

She emphasizes how important it is to be persistent and create a culture that emulates your vision & mission statements as well as the company's values. She shares a few practical habits she has adopted that help her to stay persistent:

1. Seek wisdom from God daily - start each day...

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