The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Carolina Aponte | Caja Holdings LLC

Carolina Aponte is an author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker committed to empowering individuals to achieve their potential. As a young immigrant from Venezuela, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and founded CAJA Holdings, an accounting firm in NC. Beyond her professional achievements, Carolina is a social justice advocate and youth mentor. Her book “Pave Your Own Way” inspires readers to pursue their dreams and carve their own paths.

What advice would you give to your younger self?

Everything will work out for you, trust your instincts.

What is your favorite quote?

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

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