Sister Jenna, Director, Meditation Museum
For over a decade, Sister Jenna, director of the Brahma
Kumaris, in downtown Silver Spring, and the vibrant Meditation Museum of downtown Silver Spring, has moved and shaped the consciousness of lives around the world. She has traveled to over 80 countries to raise awareness of the self and the Divine. She loves being in the
downtown Silver Spring area and finds the cultural flavor close to her heart. Sister Jenna comes from a multicultural background, being half-Indian and half-African Jamaica.
Her contribution to the community in building an awareness of human and spiritual potential has moved the hearts of thousands in the area. She will always say, "it’s the people" that make up the Brahma Kumaris and through their constant love, service, and peace, change is happening at an exponential rate. The wisdom, peace, and compassion conveyed is for upgrading humanity and through a variety of initiatives spearheaded for youths,
women, governments, and communities, a new story of hope is unfolding. She is someone who has come from
self-destructive patterns and turned that into courage and service to humanity.
Sister Jenna is one of four women leaders in Washington D.C. on the Face-to-Face video talk series featuring Harriet Fulbright, Zainab Al Suwaij, Marcia Dyson on peaceful dialogues through the voices of women, a production similar to the television show “The View.” She is board emeritus of the United Religions, winner of the Friendship Archway Awards, awarded a Ph.D. from The Zumbuling Institute, and was awarded Honorary Member of “Team Coast Guard." She is also currently a HuffingtonPost blogger for Meditation Tips.
Sister Jenna is a producer of documentaries for the Brahma Kumaris and is sought after by numerous TV/Radio programs. She has been featured in various books and publications and was featured in a painting along with famous leaders such as President Barack Obama, Lady Diana, Benazir Bhutto, entitled, “Remember” by artist Tanya Zychlinsky. A sculpture commissioned by self-taught artist, Jenna Cleasan of Sister Jenna is installed in the Meditation Museum. Her speaking engagements range from a variety of platforms such as, the U.N. in Geneva, Universities, Government agencies, Peace Forums, Corporations, to juvenile delinquents, youths, Arts, people with disabilities, developmentally disabled, and women’s groups. Sister Jenna serves children in villages as far away as India to children in the nation's capital and is also a spiritual mentor to many thought leaders around the globe.
She is invited by major institutions, such as The World Bank Group, Booz Allen and Hamilton, The Pentagon, American University, The Coast Guard, George Washington University to name a few, as well as, grassroots
organizations to offer lectures and workshops that promote positive awareness, change, and solutions. Her spiritual
leadership in a city like Washington D.C. has yielded meaningful relationships for personal, local, and global change.