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
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