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.

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June Client Spotlight: June

June has excelled both professionally and in her personal life since joining Dress for Success. Through the programs and seminars, she has cultivated important skills that make her both more employable and feel more empowered. With the expertise she gained from the seminars, June has put herself on an upward trajectory and turned her life … 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

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