Speakers

NORKA BLACKMAN-RICHARDS

Founder and CEO of 4RWI,Inc., chief editor of Empowerment 4 Real Women, the founder of The Leadership Academy 4 Real Women: Lead! and VoW, Voices of Women. With a vast experience as an international speaker, she is a polyglot and relates well in diverse cultural settings delivering her presentations in English or Spanish. A college educator and writer, Norka considers herself an engaged social observer. Her dynamic presentations are created for the 21st Century mindset. Norka travels from Queens, NY where she currently resides with her husband Warner.

BRENDA C. JONES

Having worked in print, television and online media for more than two decades Brenda has vast experience in corporate settings and workplace dynamics. Her presentations allow listeners to re-think and re-package their strongest assets in order to achieve personal goals.

Brenda travels from Denver, Colorado where she currently resides with her husband Nelson.

LATOYA HAZELL-WRIGHT

Joining 4RWI in 2012. Latoya has joined its roster of sought after and powerful speakers. A native of St. Lucia, Latoya is an author , motivational  speaker, mentor and entreprenuer. Learning from both the positive and negative expeiences of her life she gained insight and wisdom that propelled her into action to help others. She has became an advocate for victims of abuse and domestic violence. She writes devotionals and established a ministry for abuse awareness and healing.

Latoya is the Assistant Chaplain at Blue Mountain Academy in Pennsylvania, and is the mother of 2 college-age daughters and a teen-age son.

ARLENE J. CALLWOOD

Arlene is a member of the 4RWI, Inc. Empowerment Team. An insightful speaker she has spoken at both national and international events hosted by 4RWI, Inc.

She has worked as a math teacher in New York’s Public School system, and has de veloped a special gift for simplifying complex life issues for pre-teens and teenagers. Today she teaches math at the college level. As the mother of two boys she also knows fully well how to successfully navigate the challenges of single parenting.

Arlene travels from Brooklyn, New York, where she currently resides with her two sons.

PATY CUYAN

Patty Cuyan was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The place of beautiful women, tequila and mariachi.

With a Master’s degree in Counseling and a specialty in School Psychology both from the University of La Sierra in the state of California, Patty has presented empowerment issues for women in Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica and the United States. It is the official voice of Elena’s Notes for DRMinistries and the coordinator of 4 Real Girls of Riverside California.

Patty aims to inspire women to reach their full potential, motivate them to live a full life and help them discover their maximum capacity as a woman. Married to her boyfriend from youth, Patty is the mother of 4 beautiful young adults: Arelis, Crystal, Viana and Vianey.
Patty can present in English or Spanish and she is willing to travel.

THERESA ALVAREZ DIAZ

Coming soon.