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Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson to Receive Girl Power’s 2019 Legacy Award

Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson

MIAMI, FL – To honor Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson’s exemplary leadership, achievements, and invaluable contributions to Miami-Dade County, Girl Power will present her the “2019 Girl Power Rocks Legacy Award” during the 7th Annual Brunch Extravaganza on November 3, 2019.

The Legacy Award is presented annually to a bold and courageous trailblazing woman or girl who “Rocks” in her community, owns her power, perseveres in the face of adversity and stands in her truth no matter what.

Audrey M. Edmonson was elected to serve a two-year term as Chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Commission on Dec. 4th, 2018. She has represented District 3 as commissioner since December 2005 and was re-elected in 2016 to a four-year term.

Since her election office, Chairwoman Edmonson has been a tireless advocate for the diverse communities that she represents. One of her many contributions to the community is the revamping of the county’s Small Business Programs, making them more effective for small minority-owned businesses. She also co-sponsored legislation establishing a First Source Hiring Referral Program to ensure Miami-Dade County residents receives employment opportunities from County projects. She is a champion for marginalized groups in the community, and directed the County administration to secure a firm to conduct a full disparity study of Black, Hispanic and Female-owned business participation in the county.

“Honoring Chairwoman Edmonson makes this a very special occasion for Girl Power because we have witnessed first-hand her leadership at home and abroad,” stated Thema Campbell, Girl Power Founder and CEO. “We honor her legacy, commitment to our diverse cultures and her vision for a brighter and better future for our community and nation.”

To hear more about Chairwoman Edmonson and/or the Girl Power Rocks Legacy Award, we invite you to join us on Sunday, November 3, 2019, during our 7th Annual Brunch Extravaganza, for the award presentation. The event will be held at Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami, FL, 2:00 to 4:30 pm.

Tickets are on sale; order online here:

Interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor or Media Sponsor? Please call the Girl Power office at 305-756-5502.


Girl Power is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit prevention and intervention social change program that promotes positive behavior, enhances social skills and improves academic performance in at-promise girls ages 11 - 17. Established in 2000 by the World Literacy Crusade (WLC) of Florida - an international, non-profit, community literacy program - Girl Power encourages young girls to build confidence, competence and pride within themselves.

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