International Association of Women Recognizes Karla Aghedo as a 2020-2021 Influencer

Karla Aghedo, Founder of Houston Wellness Workshops for Women (H3W), joins networking organization

The International Association of Women (IAW) recognizes Karla J. Aghedo as a 2020-2021 Influencer. She is acknowledged as a leader in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking platform with more than 100 local chapters, international chapters and 1,000+ in-person and virtual events.

Karla Aghedo is a highly successful lawyer who has been practicing law for 10 years. After a decade-long career with the global law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP, Ms. Aghedo is now the Managing Member at The Aghedo Firm, PLLC, which specializes in white-collar criminal defense.  She is also a Managing Member of a small real estate investment company. But, recently, Ms. Aghedo’s personal experience motivated her to take on another important role.

“My own health and wellness journey inspired me to be a resource for other women in demanding careers who want to reclaim their power through wellness,” she said. Last August, Ms. Aghedo founded Houston Wellness Workshops for Women (H3W), where she offers workshops, events, education and resources for professional women.

“I am an attorney by trade, skilled in analytical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, public speaking, and vision development and implementation,” Ms. Aghedo said. She uses all of these skills and more in her role at H3W. She is responsible for every aspect of the business, including management, development, marketing, forecasting and growth. “I find it extremely rewarding to help someone reach a breakthrough or milestone in their wellness journey and personal development,” she added.

Ms. Aghedo’s future plans include continuing to grow her business. “I hope to serve a broad network of women, firms and organizations through wellness experiences, education and resources while developing a thriving law firm and real estate enterprise,” she said. Ms. Aghedo recently welcomed guests to her event, “Reset”: H3W Virtual Women’s Wellness Retreat, which took place on July 24-25, 2020. For information on upcoming events, visit her website.

Education & Accomplishments: J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; B.A., Iowa State University, History; B.S., Iowa State University, Sociology, Minors in French & Political Science, graduated With Distinction; Member of the National Association of Women Lawyers; Bracewell Best Oralist Award Recipient; National Best Advocate Runner-Up Award Recipient (Thurgood Marshall National Mock Trial Competition)

Source: International Association of Professional Women

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