Our Legacy
 
 
 
Impact Lives
 

Building Young Minds in Our Community

Embrace Her Legacy works closely with NYC non-profit organization, Building Young Minds,  in creating programs that will educate young women on how to embrace their legacy and empower them with the knowledge needed to develop s...
 
About Maria
 

Why Our Founder Is An Empowered Woman

Our founder Maria I. Melendez talk about what makes her an empowered woman. Thanks to Overture for providing this incredible video. What do you think makes you an empowered woman? Let us know in the comments below!
 
Events
 

Igniting Your Legacy: The Roundtable Discussion

Watch our exclusive footage from our “Igniting Your Legacy” event with guest-speaker, Gilt Groupe executive and marketing extraordinaire, Rashana Hooks.

 
Events
 

We Lit The City In Pink

Another SUCCESSFUL Embrace Her Community event! If you didn’t know, Embrace Her Legacy was a proud media supporter of the Komen NYC Race for the Cure and their launch week City in Pink which both raise breast cancer aware...
 
Our Legacy
 

We Evoke Feminine Confidence

If you want to know what we do…simply put we inspire women and girls to live purpose-driven lives with an intention of the legacy they want to leave. We are here to promote women and girls being confident, fearless, secur...
 
Our Legacy
 

Building New Opportunities at Hofstra University

10 years ago, I entered a program at Hofstra University that pretty much changed my life. It’s called the New Opportunities at Hofstra, otherwise known as the NOAH program which is part the Higher Educational Opportunitie...

 
Our Legacy
 

Courage, Confidence & Career Workshop at Crotona

As an advisory board member of Crotona International High School in New York City, I conducted a workshop entitled “Embrace Your Fabulous Self & Discover Your Career Path” workshop a select group of vibrant, bri...
 
About Maria
 

Embrace Her Community Launches at the Revlon Run/Walk!

Embrace Her Legacy launched our Embrace Her Community initiative and joined the fight against women cancers and volunteered at the Revlon Run/Walk in NYC on May 4th! It was such an amazing and FUN day of service as we eagerly h...
 
Events
 

Inspiring Legacies at the YESPreneuer Conference

It was SUCH a honor to be a guest speaker and panelist at the YESpreneur Conference 2013 in Newark, NJ. The conference is an annual leadership conference for about (200) entrepreneurial-minded girls ages 8-17. Parents also gain...