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Charlene Wheeless Powerhouse Communications Leader Providing a Keen Understanding of the Challenges Faced by Businesses and Corporate Leadership

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  • Create a Culture of Choice Not Chance
  • Unleashing the Power of Self-Agency to Perform Your Best
  • Lessons From Being Invisible/Making the Invisible, Visible

Charlene Wheeless is a distinguished communications leader and keynote speaker, renowned for her insightful perspectives on navigating the evolving landscape of businesses and corporate leadership. With a career marked by empowerment and growth mindset, Charlene brings a depth of experience that resonates with audiences worldwide.

In her roles, including as Principal Vice President of Corporate Affairs for a $40B global infrastructure company, Charlene has spearheaded internal and external communications, reputation risk management, issues management, and sustainability efforts. Her expertise extends beyond traditional corporate realms, encompassing a profound understanding of leadership dynamics and personal growth.

On stage, Charlene captivates audiences with her authentic and empowering storytelling, drawing from her experiences as a black female executive and cancer survivor. She emphasizes the power of choice in shaping one's outlook and achieving transformative outcomes. Charlene's profound message of choosing "CHOICE not CHANCE" resonates deeply, inspiring individuals and organizations to embrace intentional culture-building and leadership development.

Charlene is also a respected author, with her book "You Are Enough! Reclaiming Your Career and Your Life with Purpose, Passion, and Unapologetic Authenticity" serving as a guiding light for those seeking a more purposeful approach to personal and professional growth. Her work underscores the importance of reclaiming one's life with purpose and passion, offering a blueprint for success grounded in authenticity and empowerment.

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