Ivone Cabral de Andrade , born in Aruba, daughter of Portuguese immigrants is only 42 yrs young and wife of Jason Simon and mother to Alysa(12), Emanuel(8) and SaraNia (4) .
She is a succesful entrepreneur in a divers type of business (comfort shoes retail, salon and spa and vacation apartments) for 18 yrs.
Being blessed and grateful to God and life for so much greatness and inspired by her love and passion for people and life, she started the John Maxwell certification trainings in leadership in March 2016. After that Empowering You Consulting started to empower others to live a happier and grateful life.
Through God she experienced amazing self transformation and many doors opened to help other people in need from that moment.
She joined Arte Sano Foundation as a motivational speaker and mentor. Arte Sano Foundation, aims to give vocational artistic training (creating artsy souvenirs as a product line for the Aruba tourism market), to people at risk in Aruba (addicts, prison-youth, guardianship, parole etc.), based on the creative industries, and through this effort to re-integrate these citizens back into the community.