August Client Spotlight: Tania

It has been one year since Tania Gomez was honored as a Dress for Success Ambassador. In that year, Tania’s life has gone through many positive shifts as she strives to grow and blossom as a professional, multi-faceted woman.  The classes and programs that Tania attended on her journey with Dress for Success have changed … Read More

Retail Jobs Trajectory Success Story: Mirlande

Mirlande was raised by her parents from Haiti in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY. She began her journey at Dress for Success in 2008 after being referred by one of Dress for Success’ partnering agency, The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation. After being at Dress for Success for 10 years and attending multiple programs, Mirlande’s most … Read More

Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Walmart

Meet Lisa Schimmelpfenning, VP of Import/Export Administration & Compliance at Walmart Stores Inc. and Dress for Success Worldwide Board Member. Lisa shares with Dress for Success tips on what makes a great leader, her personal and professional accomplishments, and why empowering women is important.

DFS: Talk to us about your path to Vice President of Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kate Sullivan

Meet Kate Sullivan, two time Emmy Winning News Producer turned Communications Director, who has been a Dress for Success Worldwide Volunteer since September 2017.

DFS: What drew you to Dress for Success and why did you want to be part of the organization?

KS: As a news producer, I had covered stories about Dress for … 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