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Started 15 years ago, FemCity is an influential women’s organization that thrives on empowering women to achieve their full potential in both personal and professional realms.
Words // Bianca Sproul | Photos // Pure Zeal Photography | April 26, 2024 | People

Violette de Ayala, the CEO of FemCity, would have never guessed that her organization would grow to over 50 local communities in the U.S. & Canada and serve thousands of women globally — but her human-centric approach to supporting women in business offers more than savvy tips. Her workshops, networking events, and resources are designed with a community-first mentality to build stronger connections. The efforts have seen more and more women each year become confident in starting their own businesses. Through it all, de Ayala often feels as though she is just getting started as FemCity becomes more accessible with each city expansion. “Our entire world revolves around bringing women together and ensuring they have all they need so they can truly have it all,” she says;