Portland, October 13th, 2015. Over 270 people attended Dress for Success Oregon‘s third-annual Empowerment Breakfast. The event drew business, civic and social leaders who support the elimination of racial, economic and gender lines in the workplace. Dress for Success Oregon’s mission is to help low-income women present themselves in a positive light to gain employment, independence and self-worth. The Empowerment Breakfast Panel included: Lisa Fisher, Intel Manager; client Patsy Hall, Transition Projects Outreach Specialist; emcee Shari Dunn, DFSO Executive Director; client Bessie Kirkland, Jean’s Place Mentor Specialist; and keynote speaker Nadya Okamoto, the Executive Director of Camions of Care.
From Dress for Success:
Dress for Success Oregon is an anti-poverty nonprofit organization that has been helping low-income women successfully transition back into the workforce since 1999.
We promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.