Issue 1 Winter 2022
Excerpt from the article:
In October of 2021, former American Bible Society Board
member and AvantGarde CEO Rebecca Contreras released
her new book, Lost Girl: From the Hood to the White House
to Millionaire Entrepreneur. The book, now available through
Amazon and Barnes & Noble, tells Rebecca’s inspiring
story of how her grit, determination, and faith helped her
overcome incredible adversity and eventually become the
founding leader of a thriving HR consulting firm serving 15
federal government agencies.
“My origin story is tragically common,” says Rebecca. “I was
born into a poverty-stricken family with a drug-addicted
mother and abusive family members. I was on the verge of
perpetrating the generational curses and toxic cycles when I
became a teenage mother myself. Fortunately, I was able to
break the cycle, instead of letting the cycle break me….
All hope is not lost—even for a seemingly lost girl.”
Read the full article here below.