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
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
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
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
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
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
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