Rebecca Contreras is an accomplished business leader, philanthropist, and author who connects with audiences through her inspirational story and leadership principles. From a welfare-to-work receptionist to an advisor to a sitting president, Rebecca is the founder and CEO of AvantGarde, an HR consulting firm that has grown into a thriving 100+ employee practice with clients among some of the largest federal agencies.
Rebecca is also a founder of LaunchPad, a nonprofit organization that serves disadvantaged inner-city youth through educational programs and mentoring and Girls of Legacy, an initiative to fund scholarships for students selected from underserved schools. Rebecca's memoir, Lost girl, recounts her transformative journey, and the lessons that shaped her values in life.
Marisa Jones is a writer, coach and speaker.
After spending 30 years in Corporate America leading global information technology initiatives for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 clients, Marisa now works with women leaders across the world helping drive conversations around personal development and mental health.
She is a transformation coach helping women balance personal mental health challenges with career success.
Marisa is a native New Yorker, currently living in Colorado. She started Women CEO in Reflection Podcast to help educate and empower other leaders and influencers.
Women Business Leaders of Our World get candid. WCIR is a podcast dedicated to personal growth and mental health discussions with Women CEOs across the globe. If you’re a woman on a mission, this is the podcast you don’t want to miss!
For more information on Marisa Jones and Women CEO in reflection podcast visit https://www.womenceoinreflection.com/about