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Empowering Women
to Reach their Full Potential

Dress for Success® Honolulu grand opening at YWCA of O’ahu on March 22, 2013. The Dress for Success® Honolulu unveiled its new location at Laniākea lower level and added new services, Going Places Network (GPN) and Professional Women's Group (PWG) to its program.

More about Dress for Success® Honolulu:

Programs to keep women going strong
  • Suiting
    Dress for Success® volunteers serve as personal shoppers and provide clients with career suits, cosmetics, footwear, accessories and—most importantly—a self-confidence boost.
  • Career Center
    Volunteers in our Career Center promote confidence and professionalism by providing our clients with personalized assistance in finding and obtaining a job.
  • Going Places Network (GPN) by Walmart
    The GPN program helps unemployed and under-employed Dress for Success® clients gain professional skills, accelerate their job search and build confidence through weekly training sessions, one-on-one career coaching, and networking in a supporting environment. The program will serve as a "safety net' for women who are referred to at the beginning of their job search, but do not immediately land a job.
  • Professional Women's Group (PWG) (to come in 2014)
    The PWG program offers successfully Dress for Success® clients a support system where volunteers and staff empower them to retain their jobs, build their careers and continue to thrive.

Tools to Keep Women Going Strong
  • Professional Suiting
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Coaching
  • Career Counseling
  • Power Networking
  • Job Retention Skills
  • Career Advancement

You Can Help Her Get There
  • Volunteer as a personal shopper, career coach, expert speaker, and more.
  • Give a monetary donation to support our programs and services.
  • Donate nearly-new women's apparel, shoes or accessories such as handbags, scarves and jewelry.
  • Host a suit, shoe or accessory drive within your office or community group.
  • Attend YWCA Benefit Clothing Sale at Laniakea location.

We're Going Places

For more information, please contact our Dress for Success® Honolulu Office (808) 695-2603 or e-mail dfsh@ywcaoahu.org

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