Since 1997 Dress for Success has been an organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. It may have started with a suit but it has grown to be so much more. Dress for Success provides professional attire and development tools, like job training, financial literacy, and a variety of career workshops to help women … Read More
In 2014, the official overall poverty rate in the United States was at almost 15 percent. For children under the age of 18 years old, that statistic jumped significantly to more than 21 percent—almost a full quarter of our nation’s children. We have heard the phrase “cycle of poverty” repeated for so long at … Read More
A widely accepted justification for the glass ceiling is a difference in confidence levels between men and women. In 2014, a study from Washington University of St. Louis reported that women perform better in less competitive work environments. Today, more than 70 years since the world’s first female head of state took office, this news … Read More
Throughout the past 16 years, I’ve seen many qualified women come through our doors who are simply passed over in the job market, judged on external factors rather than on their experience and capability. One of our clients, Sheba, came to us with an impressive resume and a long career working in non-profits and human … Read More
As if maintaining some semblance of work-life balance wasn’t hard enough already, now it’s the holidays! Not only are you obligated to your hours in the office and responsible for fulfilling your role at home, now you have to find time to shop for gifts, make that dish for your lunchtime potluck, catch the little … Read More
As children, we understood “treats” to mean a bagful of guilt-free candy, but as we got older, the word took on new meaning. Treats became more than just a simple indulgence, but something that we earned. They became rewards for a job well done– and what better way to reward that achievement than by treating … Read More
Knowledge is power and there’s an abundance of lessons to be learned through the experiences that life throws at us. Regardless if they’re good or bad, we always walk away knowing something about the world, or simply about ourselves, that we didn’t know previously.
And sometimes those real life lessons lead you down a path … Read More