Sodexo sponsors Dress for Success 2016 event in Sydney
July 20, 2016
Sodexo was one of four main sponsors of Dress for Success’ Sydney’s 100 Years of Power Dressing 2016 event. The catwalk show celebrated fashion’s role in social history and raised over $70,000 profit which will support at least 200 women through Dress for Success’ full program.
Aligned to Sodexo’s mission to improve Quality of Life, Dress for Success aims is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
More than 100,000 women are seeking employment in NSW with countless more underutilised or underemployed. Many women struggle to support themselves and their families week to week. Sometimes the only thing standing between them and an improvement in their circumstances is a chance.
Every positive step made by a woman is returned at least four-fold by her impact on her family and her wider community. Dress for Success’ services are decreasing the female unemployment rate, and helping women to stay focused, exercise resilience and believe in themselves and their ability to be achieving successes.
Sharon Dunn, Corporate Sales Director, attended the event with some of Sodexo’s Corporate clients.
“I was proud to be part of such great event and to be able to showcase to our clients our commitment to corporate responsibility.”
Ursula McGeown, CEO Dress for Success Sydney said:
“I am delighted that you were our partner and consider you integral to our success. Sodexo’s support and generosity are very important to us. As a sponsoring partner, you were a major contributor to meeting our fundraising target for the night. Thank you.”
About Dress for success:
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to almost 150 cities in 20 countries and has helped more than 925,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Official website