• Women's Empowerment Council

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  • Mission

    Creating opportunities for networking, empowerment, and leadership for MDGLCC members.


    • Create 4 quarterly activities that accomplish our mission
    • Identify empowered women in the South Florida market who exemplify these attributes
    • Organize and outreach by committee


  • 2023 Chair - Lexi Goza

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  • Lexi Goza is a lesbian business owner in Miami. She opened her State Farm Insurance agency in October of 2019, which she has successfully certified as an LGBTBE by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Lexi Goza State Farm is a member of the Miami Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and prides itself on serving all people to help them manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams,

    Lexi has been a fierce supporter and advocate for the LGBTQ community for many years. She started her advocacy in Brevard County, where she raised her two children. Lexi was the Founder and President of PFLAG-Melbourne/Space Coast, where she assisted with the formation of “Rainbow Youth of Brevard,” and successfully lobbied the Brevard County School Board to add sexual orientation and gender identity to their non-discrimination policies for both students and employees. Lexi was the President of Space Coast Pride, where she accomplished the community goal of moving the festival to the centralized location of the Eau Gallie Arts District, expanding the annual event to multiple days with events like the parade and a 5K race and making the event free for all to attend.

    Lexi’s current advocacy and support of the local LGBTQ community includes:

    Chair, Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber Women’s Empowerment Council

    Secretary, Miami Beach LGBTQIA Advisory Board

    You can visit Lexi’s website at www.specialagentlexi.com and connect with her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

  • 2023 Co-Chair - Jessica Stadelmann

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  • Jessica Stadelmann is a Change Management and Communications professional at Royal Caribbean in Miami. Jess is an active member of the Anchored in Pride Employee Resource Group at Royal Caribbean. She has participated in many events to support and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. Jess is very excited to join the leadership team as Co-Chair of the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber Women’s Empowerment Council, where she seeks to inspire and empower other professional women in the Miami-Dade community.  

    Jess has recently become a proud dog mom of a 3-month-old Petite Goldendoodles. She also enjoys hobbies such as tennis, pickleball, and road cycling.

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