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Yvette Bodden

As the founder and sole author behind Awakened-Woman, a digital platform designed to inspire and invigorate females, author, Yvette Bodden writes with endless empathy. In just two years, AW has amassed tens of thousands of followers across social media platforms, thanks to a dynamic collection of combined 500+ articles centered around celebrity profiles, relationships, love, abuse, motherhood, and Latino culture, infused with a signature blend of Yvette’s pragmatism and compassion. In 2021, she was named one of the “Bella Bosses We Admire” by Bella Magazine.

About Me

Founder, Author, Writer, Entrepreneur, Empowerment Mentor, and Mother

Yvette’s words have also appeared in Brainz Magazine, The Best Holistic Life MagazineThrive Global, media maven Arianna Huffington’s portal dedicated to ending the global stress and burnout epidemic, and Belatina News, where she profiles celebrities such as Camila Sodi, the actress from Telemundo’s monster hit, Falsa IdentidadNathalie Kelley, the actress from ABC’s The Baker and the Beauty, Latin Grammy Award-winner Luis Fonsi and television actor, Joe Minoso.

Since 2020, as part of the AW Empowerment Series, Yvette has interviewed Lilliana Vazquez, E! Entertainment, Jolene Rodriguez, President, Broken English Productions, Alexandra Garcia, Google; Jeimy Osorio, Actress, and Singer; Heather Fink, CEO, and Founder of The Sexiest Beauty; Novi Brown, Actress from Tyler Perry’s Sistas, Amelia Moran Ceja, President, Ceja Vineyards, Kara Goldin, CEO and Founder, Hint Water & Author, WSJ Bestseller Undaunted,” Maria Trusa, CEO, Forme Medical Center, Shayla Rivera, former NASA Rocket Scientist and Comedian, Benita Alexander, Journalist, Julissa Prado, CEO, Rizos Curls, Nathalie Kelley, Actress, Alexa Ray, Canadian Recording Artist, Vanessa Coppes, CEO, Bella Magazine, Lois Robbins, Actress from TV Land’s hit show Younger, Lisa Vidal, Actress from Grey’s AnatomyThe Baker and the Beauty and BET’s Being Mary Jane, Nikki Boyer, Actress, 3-Time Emmy winning Media Personality and Host, Dying for Sex Podcast, as well as, Christina Vidal Mitchell, Actress, ABC’s United We Fall. Look for more interviews to come in the near future.

Her debut bookA Journey to Becoming the Best Self (Black Rose Writing)—part memoir and part prescriptive fiction, inspired by Yvette’s own post-divorce path from devastation to joy—was published in 2019, and received praise from The U.S. Review of Books. 

As a single mother based in New York City—a metropolis she credits for her open mind—Yvette regularly channels her own growth experiences. She has contributed to outlets like SmartCoparent and DivorceHub, authoring articles that focus on maintaining financial health through personal crises. Ultimately, Yvette’s writing, which seeks to empower and encourage women searching for personalized definitions of success, is an effort to build strong communities through vulnerable and powerful storytelling.

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Content Writer for BeLatina News since 2019.

Former WriterThriving Women with Yvette Bodden for The Best Holistic Life Magazine

Published AuthorA Journey to Becoming the Best Self by Black Rose Writing. Published July 2019

April – Sept 2020: Celebrity Profiles Interviews for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Actress, Camila Sodi, Telemundo’s Falsa Identidad for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Actress, Nathalie Kelley, who plays Noa Hamilton in ABC’s “The Baker and the Beauty” for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Actress, Isabella Sierra for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Raquel Castro: Actress, Singer, and Songwriter for BELatina News

Profile Interview with multiple Grammy Winner, Luis Fonsi for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Joe Minoso, Chicago Fire for BELatina News

Profile Interview with Director, SJ Main Munoz for BELatina News


Podcast Guest, Magazine Features, and Speaker

AW Featured in Thrive Global “It’s OK to Ask for Help”

AW Featured in Authority Magazine “Second Chapters; How I Reinvented Myself In the Second Chapter of My Life,” May 2021

AW Speaker – Panelist, Survival Secrets, and Tips from Single Moms, Amplifying Her Voice “In Moms We Trust” Summit, May 2021.

AW Speaker – Panelist at Women of Influence, Women’s Empowerment Event hosted by Bella Magazine, April 2021.

AW Guest on Becoming Your Best Version Podcast with Host, Maria Olsen, Attorney, Author and Co-Host, “Inside Out” show on WPFW-FM radio

AW Guest on Strong Talk Podcast to discuss AW’s stories, life after divorce, and a new book. The podcast episode is now available on iHeart, Apple, Spotify, Google, and Sticher platforms.

AW Interview on This Is It TV

AW is Guest Writer on Brainz Magazine,How to Step into Your Power Without the Guilt

AW is namedBella Bosses We Admire” by Bella MagazineMarch/April 2021 issue

AW Guest, Knowledge to Inspire Podcast with Lorrine Patterson and Tiffani Patlan

AW Featured, Yvette Bodden Exhibit on Let Her Speak highlight the AW Empowerment Series

AW Speaker at the HerStory Online Summit, “How I Conquered the Dip and Became an Awakened-Woman.”

AW Quoted in Crunchy Tales articleDivorce after 50, How I Moved on with My Life” 

AW Interview with Diana Olynick, CEO of M4 Women’s Magazine . Watch as they discuss how to deal with and awaken from a painful divorce.

AW Guest on The City Confessions Podcast Host, Maryann Yip asks questions about divorce, depression, dating yourself, NYC’s current state, published by and the birth of AW. Episode 94 on Spotify.

AW Interview with Johanna LoPorto, Founder of Latina Voice about the struggles encountered on the journey to becoming the best self.

AW Guest on “Let’s Talk with Juanita Corry Jackson” discusses the challenges of living in your true self.

AW Guest on “The Self Project Podcast” Host, Kristy Martin and Yvette Bodden touch on difficult topics in this revealing episode. The episode is available on Spotify, Apple, Podbean, and Google.

AW Guest Interview on Just a Little More Joy. The vibrant episode with host, Kyle Leder Moss discusses embracing truths, owning our stories, and self-love and gratitude.

AW Guest on Becoming Alpha on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. The powerful episode, where we discuss the AW journey, relationships, self-worth, and becoming the best version of yourself, and more!

AW Guest on PINK Lifestyle Show can be seen on YouTube. The episode can also be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and others

AW Guest on Oh My Health, There is Hope Podcast, interview with Jana Short can also be seen on YouTube

AW Featured Writer in The Best Holistic Life Magazine‘s Fall and Winter 2020 Issue

AW Featured in Magistra Magazine‘s Summer Issue 2020.

AW Guest on the podcast, Made to Dream

AW Guest on the podcast, Last First Date Radio with Sandy Weiner on SpotifyAnchor . You can also read the interview transcript at the Last First Date. Video playback available on YouTube.

AW Guest on the podcast, The Judge Free Zone

AW Guest on Instagram Live, Latinaboomermom

AW Guest on the podcast, Convo with Kisha

AW Guest on FEMnation Podcast discussing the journey, self-love, relationships, and many other topics with host, Whitedove Gannon.

3-time Emmy Award Winner, Television Host, Actress, and Podcast Co-Creator/Host, Nikki Boyer from the popular podcast, Dying for Sex has graciously given AW her thoughts on her new podcast and why all women should be listening. Read the full article on AW.

AW Guest on Wine & Chisme Podcast, Jessica Yanez Perez hosted the wine-filled gossip session. Listen to the full podcast interview!

AW Guest on Conversaciones con Jen. A podcast hosted by Jennifer Barreto-Leyva, Lawyer and Journalist based in Caracas, Venezuela. 

ROAR Fierce Feminine Rising magazine publishes the Awakened-Woman‘s story, “The Mirror Shattered into a Million Lies”

The Passionistas Project,  hosted an AW guest blog.

The Art is Alive Magazine has published an interview with AW.

AW interview, The Weekly Trend  “Meet the Awakened Woman.”

Guest Blogger, Best Holistic Life. Read my newest article on ways you can develop your woman’s intuition.

AW Interview with The Female Entrepreneurs Network interview

AW Interview on Writers Corner Live TV Show! Discuss the AW bookblog, work as a content writer for BeLatina, and upcoming projects including a new book!

A Journey to Becoming Your Best Self” showcased at La Femmes Artiste Exhibition in Montclaire, CA.

The US Review has recommended “Journey to Becoming the Best Self” Read the review here.

Check Out! BeLatina for Archive of feature articles.

Sublime Book Review: Be the first to read reviews. Close to 5-Star Rating!

A Journey to Becoming the Best Self available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and Black Rose Writing, published July 2019.

AW’s book featured in Unchain Soul Sister Universe Magazine 

AW feature in Women on Topp Magazine. Check out the interview ”Inside the Story of a Freelance Writer

AW Guest spot on Maria Krause’s Unchain your inner strength” podcast interview covered the journey of AW and its book release. Playback can be found on SpotifyiTunes, and Podbean.

AW interviewed by The Weekly Trends  “Meet the Awakened Woman.”

AW Guest Blogger, Best Holistic Life. Read the newest article on ways you can develop your woman’s intuition.

AW Guest Blogger, Best Holistic Life, wonderful opportunity to write for a great platform. Check out my suggestions on getting out of a rut.

AW featured in The Female Entrepreneurs Network. 

AW featured in Unchain Magazine.

AW Guest Interview, Unchain your Inner Strength Podcast found on iTunesPodbean, and Spotify

AW Guest, I’ve Got Your Number Online Blog Radio Show

AW Past Contributor for Thrive Global Digital Magazine

AW Past Contributor for Smartcoparent

Articles published by Smartcoparent

3 Must-Haves for Successful Co-Parenting

3 Steps to Better Manage Finances Post-Divorce

3 Ways to Avoid a Financial Tsunami in a Divorce

AW Past Contributor, divorceHub.com