Be Bold Series: Deniza

Deniza has faced her share of hardships and trials throughout her life. After her father died when Deniza was still a young girl, her life drastically changed forever. Her mom, who was a homemaker before had struggled to make ends meet and the death of Deniza’s father only made the home environment even more unstable. … Read More

Be Bold Series: Janee

Growing up, life was not always easy for Janee, the eldest of two children. Raised by her mom and extended family, Janee always felt like she had a strong support system. After completing her Associates Degree at LaGuardia Community College, Janee was more focused on getting a job to pay the bills rather than to … Read More

Career Tips for the Millennial Leader

It is a good day to be a woman in the workplace. We are nurturers by nature which is a trait a successful leader needs to build teams. Women have transferrable skills balancing families, running to committee’s and holding it together the next morning as a strong woman at work.

In today’s workforce, we need … Read More

Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Moet Hennessy USA

Meet Dominique Giovine, Director of Champagne Strategy, at Moët Hennessy USA. Since 2016, Dominique has lead the Dress for Success Manhattan Branch’s Professional Women’s Group Program sponsored by Moët Hennessy. Since launching the partnership, Dominique and her team have worked closely with many Dress for Success clients to develop their job retention skills and provide … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Toby Dickson

Meet Toby Dickson, President of Traxion Communications, who has been a Dress for Success Worldwide Volunteer for the past four years.

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

TD: I had been involved on the corporate side for many years through suit drives … Read More

Liza Jessie Peterson’s “All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, New York’s Most Notorious Jail”

Many come to New York City with big dreams of changing the world and achieving greatness. In the case of Liza Jessie Peterson, the dream was becoming a supermodel. Although Liza did not quite reach supermodel status, she did achieve some success, traveling the world and walking the runway for some of the fashion industry’s … Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Shear

Meet Barbara Shear, a Writer and Strategic Communications Consultant and Dress for Success Worldwide Volunteer.

DFS: What does Dress for Success mean to you?

BS: Dress for Success is a wonderful organization to promote women’s empowerment. It’s gratifying to be part of a process to help women get back on their feet, develop self-confidence, as … Read More