Our sincere thanks to the nearly 1,700 guests who attended the 5th Annual Women for Courage Luncheon held on April 11, 2019 at the Charlotte Convention Center in the Crown Ballroom. We were honored to have Erica Bryant, WSOC News Anchor as our emcee, The Honorable Vi Lyles, Mayor of Charlotte give greetings to our guests, and Cantor Shira Lissek of Temple Israel of Charlotte give the Invocation. We are also grateful to Andrea Smith from Bank of America and Jesse Cureton from Novant Health who served as our first-ever Honorary Co-Chairs. We were also honored to have Esta Soler, Founder and President of Futures Without Violence as our Keynote speaker. We awarded the first-ever Courage To Soar Awards to Monica Tubb, Teacher and Club Advisor at Myers Park High School along with Aishwaiya Shaima and Taylor Riley from Charlotte Country Day School for their leadership and dedication to bring intimate partner violence awareness to their school through their Domestic Violence Clubs. Their efforts make a difference and have saved lives.