S2.EP.40 // Don't focus on where you started focus on where you're going! with Rebecca Contreras, Author, philanthropist and President and CEO, AvantGarde LLC


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This week’s episode of The Fearless Mujer is LIVE!

I had the honor of sharing a virtual cup of Cafecito with Rebecca Contreras, Author, philanthropist and President and CEO, AvantGarde LLC.

Rebecca joins me to tell us what inspired her to write her book, Lost Girl: From the Hood to the White House to Millionaire Entrepreneur which recounts her journey from becoming a welfare-dependent teenage mother to advising a sitting president, to driving a successful 100-person company.

In this Cafecito chat Rebecca also shares how she overcame imposter syndrome and why believing in yourself is powerful.

Through her faith and hard work, Rebecca has become an amazing leader and example of what’s possible. I was truly blessed by her, and grateful to have spoken to such a powerful Mujer.

This episode is going to empower you to keep believing in yourself no matter what limitations you may think you have, and as Rebecca said “you are here on this earth for such a time as this, there is a purpose.”

Please share with your Amigas because something happens when we lift each other up!
Connect with Rebecca:
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More about Rebecca Contreras:

Rebecca currently resides in Austin with her husband of 31 years, David, a community activist. She loves to meet new people and enjoys making homemade salsa and her famous enchiladas.

Rebecca Contreras is on a mission to help other women transform their lives, no matter the odds against them. As an author, entrepreneur and change agent, Rebecca brings her lifetime of expertise to help women change the way they see themselves -- and in turn, empower those around them.

Rebecca spent nearly twelve years with the George W. Bush legacy, first in Texas as his Director of HR then in DC in the White House as a Commissioned Officer supporting the Presidential transition. She started her fifteen-year service in government in a welfare-to-work program for Texas icon Ann Richards and achieved tremendous heights in her success.

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