Meet our Valor y Sueños 2017 Co-Chairs!


Rosie & Blanca with Luncheon Honoree Mitchell Long of The Long Foundation


Rosie Mendoza & Blanca Zamora-Garcia
Valor y Sueños 2017 Co-Chairs


Rosie Mendoza is the managing shareholder of R. Mendoza & Company, P.C. and Blanca Zamora-Garcia is the owner of Casa Blanca Realty. We are so proud to have these two strong businesswomen as board members and leaders of our Valor y Sueños Luncheon committee!


Rosie Mendoza, CPA

Rosie Mendoza provides her expertise, skills and time to numerous Austin organizations because she values volunteerism and a stronger Austin community. Her knowledge of finances and the needs children, women and families have directly benefited the health and human services affecting Austin and Travis County. A graduate of the University of Texas, Rosie’s heart and home is in the Austin area. We are ever grateful for the passion and perseverance Rosie brings to our Valor y Sueños Luncheon committee!  



Blanca Zamora-Garcia

Passionate about positively impacting her community, Blanca Zamora-Garcia has served on multiple Boards of Directors and committees in the Austin area. As a former educator with a Masters from the University of Texas, Blanca realizes the importance of the developmental and social milestones that occur in a child’s formative years. Blanca’s dedication to advancing the AVANCE-Austin mission and inspiring the Valor y Sueños Luncheon committee is truly admirable!   



The Valor y Sueños Luncheon honors the courage & dreams of parents who strive against all odds to help their children grow up healthy, happy, and successful. We will never give up on their dreams of children who, if given the chance, will strengthen the fabric of our country. With your participation, we will not only experience an empowering afternoon, we will also provide significant support to ensure that very young children and their parents have the chance to thrive in our community.