Violette realized her destiny was to enrich both the professional and personal lives of talented women looking to grow their businesses, revenues, and connections. As a serial entrepreneur with an obsession for business growth, she is seasoned in the rocky road of self-employment and understands the challenges and obstacles women face when creating their own vision of success. She’s best known for creating one of fastest growing International Business Organizations for Women [FemCity®] and sharing her secrets on achieving your grandest vision in business and life.
As a motivational speaker, small business expert, coach, writer and consultant, Violette shares her knowledge and offers others the inspiration to create and pursue their own destiny in business. Violette is a one-of-a-kind, authentic, and inspiring keynote speaker. She is a pragmatic storyteller that weaves her own successes, past fears and challenges into life lessons through personal anecdotes. Her approach to leading a successful business and enriched lifestyle utilizes humor and mindfulness that inspires women globally. A “no-excuse” demeanor is the foundation for her every word.
FemCity® // Femfessionals® has over 70 business communities in the U.S. + Canada. Each community hosts monthly business workshops, connection events and around town socials — all in a positive, uplifting and supportive environment. In addition, Business Members have online platforms to showcase, promote, and grow their businesses while connecting and assisting other FemCity® members as well.
Violette was selected as one of Isaac Mizrahi’s Muses for his Malibu Collection and was featured in People, InStyle and Real Simple Magazines. She’s been quoted in Success, Entrepreneur, CNBC, Business Insider, HuffPost, Mashable, Business News Daily and NBC NEWS as a Business Expert. Lastly, she worked as an advisor for two City of Miami Mayor Offices with Sustainable [Publicist for Earth Hour via World Wildlife Fund] and Bicycle Initiatives [Production of Bike Miami Days working with the Dutch and French Consulates]. She was also part of The White House: Women Environmental Leaders Program.
Violette was raised in Miami and is first generation Cuban-American. She and her husband Steve have three children, Christoph 23, Bianca 17, and Margaux 11.