34 years before women in the U.S. had the right to vote … Avon offered women the opportunity to be CEOs of their own businesses and control their economic destinies. Avon, 125 years of empowering women.
Before women had the “right” to vote, before Rosie the Riveter AVON was empowering women and helping them to gain their financial independence.
Today marks Avon’s “Founder’s Day.” 128 years ago, Company Founder David H. McConnell – originally a travelling book salesman – founded Avon, recruited Representatives and offered women an opportunity to earn their own money. Avon’s early and continued empowerment of women is what earned the company its own special place in women’s history. Learn more about Avon’s rich history here: