About Us

An Empowered Woman is a global, membership based networking community for women professionals and entrepreneurs. We assist women in starting, fixing and building their businesses through web TV and radio shows, Mastermind meetings, coaching, seminars, tele-classes and special live events. AEW believes that experience is the best teacher and has designed a forum for women to empower each other by sharing their personal stories, challenges, victories and secrets to success.

Desiree Doubrox – Founder
An Empowered Woman

As an entrepreneur since the age of 12 Desiree has always been the founder/owner of her own businesses.  Such as the Marina Mermaid, A Models Media, Lookin’ Good productions and  Celebrity Auctions  to only name a few. After leading a successful career in real estate since 1989 as a broker, investor and creator of  a seminar series entitled “From Babies & Bills to Riches in Real Estate”, Desiree, a divorced mom of two sons saw that very capable, intelligent women were letting outside forces stand in their way of making and persuing their investment choices.  Continue Reading… 

Mina Watkins – Dir. of Business Development
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Mina is a trained Ontological Coach, Speaker, Author, and Radio Show Host. She brings 15+ years of sales, negotiating and marketing skills as well as 6 years experience as a business owner to An Empowered Woman to accelerate growth and expand outreach efforts. Her mission is to develop and support powerful leaders who live happy, authentic lives with greater clarity and purpose while producing extraordinary results in their personal and professional lives.

Maya Abdo – International Communications Director
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Being a Travel Professional Advisor and having over 23 years of experience with customer relations, Maya is a valuable addition to An Empowered Woman as International Communications Director. Her multilingual talents and her seasoned business skills allow her to nurture relationships and empower women worldwide. 

Cynthia Kersey – Advisor
Unstoppable Foundation

What’s the secret to becoming unstoppable? Cynthia Kersey knows. In fact, she’s spent the last seven years researching and interviewing hundreds of America’s greatest achievers. In her best-selling book, UNSTOPPABLE, she reveals their secrets and traits and outlines a simple process that anyone can apply to create unstoppable results in their life.

Shaune Arnold – Legal Advisor
An Empowered Woman

Shaune B. Arnold, Esq. is a practicing transaction attorney in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of UCLA, with a BA in Psychology, and of the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Shaune has more than 18 years of experience providing Business Coaching and General Counsel advice to start-up, emerging growth and traditional businesses of widely varying industries to help them meet their expansion needs. She was also a licensed Financial Advisor (formerly holding Series 7, Series 63, Series 65 and California Insurance licenses).   A #1 Amazon Bestselling Author with the recent release of Fight For Your Dreams: The Power of Never Giving Up, co-authored with Master Motivational Speaker, Mr. Les Brown, Shaune is a member of MENSA, and enjoys golf, camping and learning her guitar.

Pondel Wilkinson – Advisor 
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Roger Pondel is President and CEO of PondelWilkinson Inc., one of the nation’s premiere communications advisory firms. He has been the architect of a wide range of national and regional public relations programs, ranging from sensitive corporate issues to spreading the word about the latest innovation.

Sandra Dee Robinson – Contributing Producer of An Empowered Woman’s Take Five
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Sandra helps experts and visionaries look and feel like a Rock Star when they step in front of a TV or video camera.  With visual media now being so crucial to successful business development, Sandra is under great demand as a coach and consultant to entrepreneurs, authors, politicians, celebrities and well-established experts to help them develop confidence in their personal on-camera brand. Sandra facilitates the use of video in her clients’ business marketing, prepares them for media opportunities and with her production team, she will develop and shoot website or product videos. Continue reading…

Katrina Paules – Member Relations
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Katrina Paules brings over 25 years of Operational Management experience including strategic planning, business development and business planning blending all facets to bring overall success to the company. Her leadership is rooted in being fully invested and dedicated to the success of the organization as well as that of each individual employee.

Her areas of expertise includes Operations, Sales Management, Strategic Planning, Employee Training and Retention.