On March 15, IBC Bank Main in McAllen hosted the first annual RGV Women of Purpose event. More than 300 ladies of power, influence and purpose from throughout the Rio Grande Valley attended. They were further empowered by Catia Hernandez-Holm, author and motivational speaker.
IBC Senior Vice President Dora Brown and her planning committee were thrilled to see a very successful turnout of regional business and community leaders. IBC McAllen President and CEO Adrian Villarreal welcomed the crowd. He also payed tribute to the successful leadership of women’s contributions to IBC and other companies throughout the region.
Catia Hernandez-Holm shared her experiences of balancing work, married life and motherhood, expressing finding joy is essential while also exceeding at the workplace. Hernandez-Holm, a Weslaco native, congratulated ladies for their multiple roles from home to work and encouraged the crowd to seek help to achieve true happiness while managing jobs and children.
“The struggles are real, but you are not alone,” added Hernandez-Holm. Her personal story is told in her uplifting and powerful book ‘The Courage to Become.”