Elaine grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Her parents, first generation working class immigrants instilled the importance of education and hard work in Elaine from an early age. Two years ago, after Elaine was laid off she was researching when she discovered Dress for Success and that made all the difference. Upon … Read More
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
Tanarsha grew up with a strong support system. Although they were not wealthy in the financial sense and often struggled, Tanarsha’s family wealth was love and care. After completing her BA in Communications, Tanarsha decided to pursue a Master’s Degree at Columbia University while simultaneously working there as an advisor.
After successfully earning her Master’s … Read More
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
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
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
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