Dress for Success Ottawa empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help women thrive. Since opening our doors in January 2011, Dress for Success Ottawa has supported several thousand women in the community and empowered them to realize they are valuable members of our community with a lot to offer potential employers. Dress for Success Ottawa suits women, from the inside out.
The staff and volunteers of DFS Ottawa work towards a common goal – to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women. Under our All Women Empowered (AWE) Suite of Programs and via our Virtual Career Center we support our clients by providing:
Personalized suiting sessions offering free professional attire
Career Development tools including: Career Coaching, Mock Interviews, Resume and Cover letter Writing, Field-specific Guidance on navigating the application process
Professional Development Opportunities including: Community-Based Professional Development Workshops, Annual AWE Client Conference, Online learning modules via the Accenture’s Skills to Succeed Learning Exchange
Peer Support and Networking via: Virtual Meet-Ups, Private Client-Only Facebook Group Moderation, Helping Women Now Calls
In 2019 we empowered over 1000 women move forward. We hope you'll help us do the same in 2020.