The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Jacquelyn Fletcher Johnson | Heartwood Healing, LLC

Jacquelyn Fletcher Johnson is the founder of Heartwood Healing and the creator of the Heartwood Campfire Club, a community that helps people tap into the transformational power of storytelling, mindfulness, and well-being techniques. She’s an award-winning author of 14 books including Dear Body, Love Me, an inspirational speaker, and corporate trainer who’s worked with thousands of executives and healthcare professionals. Jacquelyn is also the co-creator and host of the Healing Words television show at Mayo Clinic. Currently, Jacquelyn serves on the Board of the Dragon Divas, a nonprofit dragon boat racing club for breast cancer survivors.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Everything in your life will change the moment you decide to claim yourself and choose to live from your own knowing instead of relying on the opinions and validation of others.

What is your favorite quote?

“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”

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