Antonetta Fernandes is a highly sought after self esteem master life coach/mentor and motivational speaker who delivers on results. She has spent the past 20 years coaching, mentoring, planning & managing events. In addition her personal style and inter-personal skills contributed to successful regeneration partnerships with communities and businesses both nationally and internationally.
Born in Kenya, the eldest of 9 siblings, she experienced her 1st claim to fame as an up and coming artist appearing in a local newspaper aged 16.During the course of her career, Antonetta has worked with national and international companies. Her involvement with “Convergence 97” at London Weekend Television Studios gave her a head start in embracing the Internet, social media and mobile technology with industry leaders and gurus. This propelled her onto an events management stage where her expertise grew. Her events portfolio showcases AGMs, Conferences, Consumer Choice, Cultural Community, Exhibitions, International Technology Summit, New Year’s Eve Dances, Road Shows, Seminars, and Weddings.Her ability to inspire community brought about the Queen’s award for “Unsung heroes” for her local community group.
Antonetta’s dynamic skills and passion has driven her philanthropic projects. As editor of West London Goans’, she took on a taboo campaign against Child Sex Trade in Goa in 1996. The campaign gathered momentum in United Kingdom as 9338 supporters had signed the petition and was also gathered momentum around the world. In her spare time she vigorously works with charitable organisations raising funds for causes around the world, from the street children in Brazil, water wells in West Africa, Aids orphanage in Uganda to Leprosy home in Mauritius. Antonetta is a great believer that charity began at home and in 2000 she completed the Dublin Marathon despite being injured and raised £3000 for Whizz Kids a children charity that provides customised wheel chairs to children in need.She graduated from the Academy of Wealth & Achievement as Master Results Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, NLP Trainer, Hypnotherapist and Performance Consultant. Antonetta is passionate about motivating and raising self-esteem in others.
In 2012 she started her own spiritual journey which questioned her religious beliefs. This opened a whole new world, where Antonetta was faced with many challenges to the point of taking heart-breaking decisions. An International Women’s gathering in Bali in January 2013 gave her clarity on her life purpose, a rich spiritual growth and inner self love that flows in all areas of her life. She has recently acquired level 2 of Angelic Reiki, to help her son through his illness and is ready to move to the next level to help others.
She is a qualified Angelic Reiki Professional Practitioner. Antonetta continues to enter un-chartered waters from engaging with young entrepreneurs to be interviewed on radio. Her last radio interview was broadcasted in 42 countries around the world, showing her appeal is universal and her inspiration has no boundaries.