From June 29, 2018 to July 1, 2018 Dress for Success Worldwide hosted the 14th Annual Success Summit at the Kimpton Epic Hotel in Miami, Florida. The Success Summit is a three-day women’s leadership conference that celebrates the economic, educational and career successes of the women we serve. Over 60 Professional Women’s Group delegates … Read More
Guest Post By Jean Cherry
Let’s face it–work can be stressful. Demands have increased to the point that it is difficult to fit work within a 40-hour work week without creeping into personal time. Companies have changed the way they do business with the globalization of the economy, increased technological innovations, and changing worker demographics. … Read More
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
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
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
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