OTTAWA, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of
Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women,
today applauded Dress for Success Ottawa on the occasion of its annual
Stepping Out gala fundraising event.
"Thanks to Dress for Success Ottawa, local women have access to the
career development tools, the support and the resources they need to
enter - or re-enter - the workforce," said Minister Ambrose. "I
congratulate Dress for Success Ottawa for empowering women as they
transition into the workforce."
Dress for Success Ottawa is a non-profit, charitable organization that
provides women with the professional attire, practical support and
tools they need to succeed in the workplace and in society. Since 2011,
the organization has assisted more than 450 women to make the
transition to financial independence.
Proceeds from the Stepping Out gala event will be used to support Dress
for Success Ottawa's operations and programming. For more information
on the organization and its initiatives, go to www.dressforsuccess.org/affiliate.aspx?sisid=139&pageid=1.
SOURCE: Status of Women Canada
For further information:
For media inquiries only:
Office of the Minister of Public Works and
Government Services and
Minister for Status of Women
For all other inquiries, contact:
Director General, Communications
and Public Affairs
Status of Women Canada
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