Stories

Wendee Lee

Wendee’s journey with Dress for Success began with a dressing services appointment a couple years ago. Now graduated from the 18-month PWG program, she feels that the support of this program along with colleagues from the program have contributed immeasurably to her personal and professional growth.

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Serena Cripps

Meet Serena Cripps, a Professional Women’s Group graduate and recipient of the Dress for Success Vancouver inaugural Inspiration Award. Lorie Corcuera, Serena’s mentor, presented the award to her at the Success Luncheon fundraiser on November 4th, 2015. Serena was recognized for her outstanding leadership and achievement within her community. Here is her inspiring story.

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Meet Tarana Sultan

Professional Women’s Group (PWG) client Tarana Sultan won a scholarship to attend our Success Summit in Alexandria, Virginia in 2014 to learn about creating a Community Action Project (CAP) that would give back to her community. Tarana decided to give back to the Somali Youth Association of BC (SYABC), established to help settle new comers, refugees and immigrants to Canada.

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Deepika from Vancouver

With determination in the face of adversity and betrayal, she defied all expectation to overcome insurmountable odds with only the tenacious belief that she could. Deepika shares how the trials & tribulations of her life have shaped her as a person, and what Dress For Success Vancouver means to her.

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