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Empowering Women: A Legacy of Strength, Support, and Success

As we step into the vibrant month of March, I am filled with a sense of pride and gratitude for the incredible journey we have embarked upon together. This Women's History Month, I find myself reflecting on the profound impact that empowering and uplifting women has had on both my personal and professional life.

As the CEO of my own company AvantGarde and the founder of Girls of Legacy, I have had the privilege of witnessing the strength, resilience, and brilliance that women bring to the table every day. It is a testament to the power of unity, support, and mentorship within our community. Today, I want to share my thoughts on the merits of women empowerment and the importance of fostering a culture that supports and uplifts women.

One of the most fulfilling aspects of my role is mentoring the next generation of women leaders through Girls of Legacy. It's a program close to my heart, aimed at empowering young women to dream big, break barriers, and become the architects of their own success. By providing mentorship and guidance, we are sowing the seeds for a future where every woman feels equipped to conquer challenges and shatter glass ceilings. Mentorship is a powerful tool for personal and professional development. Through Girls of Legacy, we strive to create a sisterhood where experienced women leaders share their insights, experiences, and wisdom with the aspiring leaders of tomorrow. Together, we are building a legacy of strength, resilience, and achievement that will inspire generations to come.

As someone who was supported and uplifted by not only mentors but many more helping hands along the way, I understand that success is not a solitary journey. It is a collective effort, and my commitment to fostering a supportive community is at the core of my values. When women support one another, incredible things happen. We create an environment where ideas flourish, innovation thrives, and individuals feel empowered to reach their full potential. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your entrepreneurial journey, having a network of supportive women can make all the difference. I like to encourage my own team members to engage in mentorship programs, networking events, and collaborative projects. This sense of unity not only enhances individual growth but also contributes to the overall success of our community.

Women's History Month is also a time to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and acknowledge the progress we continue to make. It's a celebration of diversity, recognizing the unique contributions of women from all walks of life. At AvantGarde, we celebrate the diversity within our community, understanding that it is our collective differences that make us stronger.

This month, and in the spirit of Women Empowerment, I encourage you to reflect on the women who have inspired you and consider how you can contribute to the empowerment of others. Whether it's through mentorship, support networks, or championing diversity, each action we take has the power to shape the narrative of women's history.

Personally, I’d like to give a shoutout to the Girls of Legacy mentors that I am so grateful have joined the cause:  Cathy, Crystal, Evelina, Kalpa, Brooke, Crystaline, Elicia, Nick, and Cheryl. They have invested their time into every single young lady in our program. Most of our mentors are trailblazing women who have created businesses or nonprofits of their own, or who have worked hard to advance in their career journey. Each of these women volunteer their time and contribute to the incredible fabric of women empowerment and entrepreneurship in America. 

As we honor the trailblazers who have paved the way for us, let us also commit to being trailblazers for the generations that follow. Let's continue to uplift, support, and empower one another to create a legacy of success that knows no bounds. Together we are building a legacy that transcends boundaries and propels us toward a future where every woman is empowered to reach her full potential.

To listen to Rebecca discuss women empowerment more on the Flight or Fight podcast, visit And to stay in touch, be sure to subscribe through Rebecca’s website or find Rebecca on social media through Facebook, Linkedin, and Instagram. To support our matching scholarship program through Girls of Legacy visit  Girls of Legacy  and click on the “Give” page. 

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