Ratu Muda Princess Karen Cantrell

Princess Karen Cantrell is an entrepreneur, political activist, business visionary, philanthropist, humanitarian, and descends from a noble and royal background. She has a vast knowledge in Communications and Public Affairs, including a background in Community Relations, Business Ownership, Governance, and International Affairs. An advocate for over 30 years, she works tirelessly to help other families experience a better life nationally and internationally. Visit www.karencantrell.com.

As President and CEO of Rancho Mirage Golf Inc. (DBA Lady Golf), Karen has made a commitment to sharing her success and philosophy with other entrepreneurs and professionals with a common goal of empowering women and giving back to the community. Her extensive knowledge in apparel design, manufacturing and how trends impact the fashion industry have led to many collaborative works with top industry leaders such as Oscar De La Renta, Bob Mackie, Victor Costa, Richard Blackwell and many others. She has a successful international website www.ladygolf.com and a 6,000 sq. ft. store located in Palm Desert, California.

Karen is well known in the world of chivalry and charitable fields. She was the United Nations Association Inland Empire Vice President for many years. Karen founded and became the elected President of the UNA/USA Coachella Valley Chapter with the President of Southern California UNA/USA Barry Simon . She is now is the Chairman of the UNA/USA Coachella Valley Founder’s Circle. Her achievements have been honored with many accolades both nationally and internationally which include The Presidents Call to Service Life time achievement Award from the White House in Washington D.C. 2013 for volunteer work , The highest award awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky is that of Kentucky Colonel which was awarded to her in April 2014, The Royal Medal of the Lion awarded by His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile Selassie for her loyal and faithful service to the Crown Council was awarded to her in 2013. Raja Don Leopold Nisnoni awarded her the coveted Bintang Sonbai–Star of Sonbai for the highest act of appreciation to her for her meritorious service to the people of Kupang. Ratu Muda Princess Karen Cantrell is also a Grand Armorial Platinum Patron for Andrew Steward Jamieson–Scribe and Illuminator to The Crown Office at the House of Lords on behalf of HM Queen Elizabeth II. December 2016 she was elected the Chairman for The Royal Society of St George–California and is a member of The Royal Oak Society as well. She and her family have listings in The Blue Book–Southern California Social Register and The New York Social Register.


  • Guide Dogs of the Desert International
  • Board member of The Assessment district of Palm Springs
  • Hollywood Women’s Club – Member of The Ebell of Los Angeles
  • Past President UNA/USA Coachella Valley
  • Chairman Founders Circle UNA/USA Coachella Valley
  • Chairman The Royal Society of St George of California


  • Marquis Who’s Who in the West
  • Whitehouse Fellowship nomination
  • Delegate for Soroptomist International
  • Graduate of Leadership South Carolina
  • Elected State Chair of South Carolina Women’s Political Caucas
  • Nominated Outstanding Young Woman of America
  • Interfaith Services
  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Entrepreneur of The Year 2013
  • Board of Directors of Humanity Healing International
  • Board Member of Tommorrow’s Roundtable

Chivalric—Nobility Memberships and Hereditary Societies

  • Imperial Order of the Star of Ethiopia – Dame Grand Cross
  • Order of the Ethiopian Lion – Dame Grand Cross
  • Companion of Honor of Kupang – CHK Class II
  • Royal House of Sonbai Kecil of Kupang and successors of the Sonbai Empire bestowed the honorific title – Ratu Muda Cantrell by Don Leopold Nicolaas Isu Nisnoni Raja Kupang and Liurai of Sonbai Kecil
  • Imperial Order of Menelik – Dame Grand Cross
  • Royal Order of The Engabu – Dame Karen Cantrell 1st OEBKK Hereditary
  • Capitulo Noble de Caballeros de Fernando VI – Llma. Sra. Dona Karen Cantrell – Ratu Muda Cantrell – Dame of Justice
  • H.E. Ratu Muda Dame Karen Cantrell. GCCR –Dame Grand Cross in the Order of The Crown of Rwanda – King Kigeli V
  • S.E. Ratu Muda Dame Karen Cantrell GCCR, GCCCR, GCLR –Dame Grand Cross in the Royal Order of the Lion and The Royal Order of the Crested Crane – King Kigeli V
  • The Royal Muhamad Ali Institute – Honorary Council Member
  • Member of the Baronial Order of Magna Charta – Gateway Ancestor Major Thomas Owsley. Baron of eligibility – Henry de Bohun, Earl of Hereford
  • Ratu Muda Karen Cantrell – Archivo del Cronista de Armas de Castilla Y Leon – registrada al numero 63 Del minutario del Ano 2014
  • The Plantagenet Society – Hereditary Order
  • Colonial Order of The Crown – Royal Pedigree Society of Descendants of The Emperor Charlemagne
  • The Society of Descendants of Knights of the Most Noble Order of the Garter – Life membership – A membership must prove beyond doubt that one has descent from a Monarch of Engand who was a member of The Most Noble Order of The Garter
  • Sovereign Colonial Society Americans of Royal Descent
  • Order of Alba – A membership must prove beyond doubt that one has descent from a Monarch of Scotland
  • Descendant Member of The Order of the Monarchs of Rheims – A membership must prove beyond doubt that one has descent from a Monarch of France
  • DAR – Daughters of the American Revolutionary War
  • Member of Descendants of the Order of the Garter – Life membership
  • The National Guild of St. Margaret of Scotland
  • Descendant Member of The Friends of St. George
  • The National Society of The Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrams
  • The Military Order of The Crusades
  • The Royal Society of St. George – Chairman for the State of California
  • The Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic
  • Member of Jamestown Society – Hereditary Order
  • Chairman of UNA/USA Founder’s Circle
  • Member of The Ebell of Los Angeles
  • Member of The Royal Oak Society
  • Member of the Palm Springs Art Guild
  • Honorary Member of the Order of the Decendants of the Justicars
  • Member of The Royal Society of Amigers of Spain
  • Member of The Melungeon Historical Society
  • Commissioned as Admiral –Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
  • Honory Colonel – State of Alabama