Retail Jobs Trajectory Success Story: Svitlana

Svitlana grew up in the countryside of Ukraine with both parents and her older sister. Her parents always instilled the importance of education and maintaining a career. This motivated Svitlana to complete Commercial College and State University, both located in Ukraine. She immigrated to the US about 15 years ago. As soon as she was … Read More

2018 Retail Jobs Trajectory & LeadHERship Graduation

On May 31, 2018, Dress for Success celebrated the 2018 Retail Jobs Trajectory (RJT) and LeadHERship Program Graduates at Etsy’s headquarters. Dress for Success collaborated with the Carnival Foundation and the Walmart Foundation to provide two new programs for employed women at Dress for Success seeking to advance in their careers. With a launching date … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Cheresa J. Fewell

Meet Cheresa J. Fewell , Career and Internship Advisor at St. John’s University, who has been a Dress for Success Worldwide Volunteer for nine years. Cheresa has recently been awarded the “Volunteer of the Year” award at the 2018 Gordy Awards in New York.

DFS: What drew you to Dress for Success and why did … Read More

May Client Spotlight: Pauline

Pauline was our Success Ambassador last year. With the help of Dress or Success, she has cultivated new skills and elevated herself. She has gone through networking and financial literacy seminars that have expanded her views and knowledge and enabled her to think creative with strong belief in her own abilities. It is clear that … Read More

Mother’s Day: The Story of Cezara and Deniza

For Mother’s Day we celebrate not only the bond between mother and child but the perseverance, boldness and triumphs of the moms we serve globally. This Mother’s Day we are celebrating the bond and triumphs of Cezara and Deniza, two generations of Success Ambassadors who have gained confidence and courage in their personal and professional … Read More

Be Bold Series: Donna

Donna’s journey has been one with many trials and tribulations. She grew up in a rough neighborhood known as NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen and has seen hardships since her childhood years. Although her parents’ lives were troubled, they nevertheless strove to instill values of education and its importance to Donna and her siblings. Donna has experienced … Read More