More About The Confidence Architect™

Ivana is an award winning life coach, author, and speaker.  With over 20 years of combined training and experience; Ivana continues to provide aggressive confidence coaching services, tips, and techniques to adults, couples, families, and groups to move each toward their short- and long-term goals quickly.

Since the development of her company and brand in 2006; Ivana has excelled at inciting Positive Change in every coaching, speaking and teaching event.  As a motivational speaker, facilitator and educator by nature; Ivana serves as a Catalyst for Change regarding:
-Women empowerment & confidence
-Thriving survivors of domestic & intimate partner violence
-Women serving in the Armed Forces
-Women successfully released from detention services
-Construction of belief systems in families
-Equality for all.

Ivana holds a Masters in Education and is currently completing her Doctoral Degree in Education & Philosophy. Dedicated to investing in her talent and gifts, Ivana has received numerous advanced certified trainings that has equipped her with the ability to coach and facilitate powerful aggressive coaching sessions, seminars, workshops and conferences.

An avid blogger of Consciously BEING, Ivana is a frequent guest speaker and instructor on the topics of beliefs systems, relationships, conscious being, work/life balance, and self-actualization.  She served as a featured columnist in RENEWED Magazine providing practical and refreshing coaching tips on balancing work and life while attending to the mind, body, and spirit.  Ivana's practice and community work was also featured in the 2012 People You Need to Know Women’s Magazine and received the Best of 2012 of Atlanta, as well as in the 2012 edition of Successful Black Business Women Online Directory.   


Ivana is co-founder of the Jewell Jackson McCabe Emerging Leaders Institute, Inc. (Headquarters in Atlanta, GA).  Named after and celebrating Jewell Jackson McCabe, the founder of The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, this non-profit leadership institute develops and sustains the global leader within each woman.  Emerging Leader Institute offers core programming focused on the professional business woman, collegiate, high school, and middle grades.  

Jewell Jackson McCabe Emerging Leaders Institute, Inc. has the honor of partnering with the following organizations and school systems:

Schools and Universities:
-Atlanta Preparatory Academy
-Dorothy Height Leadership Academy at Benjamin Mays High School
-South Central High School
-Westlake High School
-East Carolina University
-Spelman College
-Bronner Scholars

-My Sister's Keeper Foundation for Women

-The Center for Working Families of Atlanta-Sisterhood Program

As a thriving survivor of domestic violence, Ivana serves on the Board of Directors of 
Women Healing Women, Inc, (Headquarters in Decatur, Ga.)  Through support, education, advocacy, counseling, resources and services; this 501(c) 3 organization is committed to the holistic healing of women survivors of sexual and domestic violence.  This organization is particularly focused on long-term survivor issues and providing services to marginalize communities.


Raining Confidence On Your Fears examine each of the types of fears and look at how each impact your life. You’ll learn what causes your fears and exactly what you can do about it. You’ll also find specific action steps you can take to overcome your fears so you can live the confident life you deserve today!

“CONFIDENT About CONFIDENCE: 30 Days to Growth and Enhancement for Success Driven Women”
This life-changing empowerment journal and guide by author V. Ivana Foster offers 6 core strategies to develop and enhance confidence in your life and relationships.  Designed as a practical, action-oriented program, each chapter challenges you to alter behaviors and beliefs that represent barriers on the path to achieving your goals.
The book is filled with affirmations and personal experiences of how Ivana has learned to incorporate the practice of standing taller, speaking bolder and loving stronger in every waking and sleeping moment of her life.  With chapters such as "Beliefs of the Smartest Enemy...YOU!" and "Thoughts and Beliefs of Others" you will meet, confront and re-program your thoughts and beliefs, moving aggressively towards your deserved abundance and success.

"ATTRACTING THE LIFE YOU DESIRE: How to Live Consciously and Enjoy a Prosperous Life"
All it takes is a commitment to bring abundance into your life and the follow-up actions to make it a reality. This book will guide you through specific action steps you can take to attract the life you desire. Engage in these actions every day, and soon you'll realize the life of joy and happiness you've always wanted

Educational & Professional Achievements

Spiritual Certification:

Ordained Interfaith Minister
Pastoral Counselor
Wedding Officiant

Educational Achievements:
Doctorate of Education-Candidate, Argosy University
Doctorate of Philosophy-Candidate, University of Sedona
Master in Education-Troy State University
Bachelors of Science - Psychology, Georgia Regents University
Certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner
Certified Law of Attraction (LOA)  Practitioner
Certified Burris Coach-Burris Institute (Conscious/Subconscious)
Certified GA P.O.S.T. - Instructor Trainer

Certifications & Experiences in: 
Prepare/Enrich Counselor & Facilitator
Personality Type Indicator
Life/Personality Colors
Transformational Coaching
Positive Psychology
Appreciative Inquiry
DiSC Classic Personality Assessment Facilitator
Imagine 21-Fast Track to Change Trainer
New Directions by Devereux Institute-Facilitator
Design a Curriculum Facilitator
The Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI)
Thinking for a Change Facilitator
Prison Rape Elimination Act Trainer

Ivana is frequently interviewed as a guest speaker on numerous radio shows, and travels to speak on panels or to host workshops and seminars.
Ivana is available for speaking engagements, panels, workshops, conferences and interviews.  
To inquire about booking Ivana, email: or call 1-866-643-8886 or schedule a consultation appointment dedicated to event planners & organizers.





Note: Because of the vast differences between Life Coaching and Clinical/Psychological Therapy; where appropriate, Ivana will initiate the appropriate referrals to those recommended psychologists and therapists that have partnered with her coaching practice. 








Confident About Confidence By Ivana, The Confidence Architect