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Dress for Success Webinars and Virtual Workshops

For women navigating the world of work during COVID-19 disruption, there is a new normal. Here at Dress for Success, we are working to continue providing resources for women while we can’t physically be together.

During this time of isolation, join the women and volunteers of Dress for Success Charleston County for an hour of networking and learning at our free virtual workshops (various dates).

  • Wednesday 15 April, at 2 pm (encore presentation)
  • Thursday 16 April, at 3 pm
  • Friday 17 April, at 10 am (encore presentation)
  • Monday 20 April, at 6:30 pm (encore presentation)
  • Friday 24 April, at 2 pm

Please note, registration does not guarantee a spot. Show up a little early (maybe ten minutes before) to guarantee participation. And thank you for your patience if you show up and the event is filled. When you register, events display in Eastern Standard Time.

April 15 – Creative Writing for Expression in Uncertain Times

Creative writing is one of the most fulfilling ways to express yourself, especially during times of stress and uncertainty. During this workshop, author and journalist Alanna Schubach will help women look at their current experiences through a writer’s eyes, gaining confidence and perspective. If you missed this workshop the first time around, please join!

  • Date: Wednesday 15 April
  • Time: 2 pm Eastern
  • Register: Pre – register for this Zoom event by clicking here.

April 16 – Networking and Job Seeking During COVID-19 Disruption

For women navigating the world of work during COVID-19 disruption, there is a new normal. Maggie Gregg is an executive coach and strategist, currently serving as the Vice President of Human Resources at The Estée Lauder Companies. During this hour, she’ll help participants navigate trends in the current job market as well as understand new skills that can help them stand out during virtual job searching and networking.

  • Date: Thursday 16 April
  • Time: 3 pm Eastern
  • Register: Pre – register for this Zoom event by clicking here.

April 17 – Win Your Next Video Call or Interview: 5 Ways to Be a More Effective Virtual Communicator

Have you suddenly been asked to handle calls, meetings, interviews or presentations on video? This workshop will help you become an effective communicator on camera. Join Heather Hansen, a trial attorney with over 20 years of experience. She will use the tools she taught her clients with to “win” every video interview or conference call you have.
This workshop is an encore presentation for those who could not join the first time.

  • Date: Wednesday 17 April
  • Time: 10 am Eastern
  • Register: Pre – register for this Zoom event by clicking here.

April 24 – Managing Personal Finances in Times of Uncertainty

Women are bearing the brunt of coronavirus economic disruption, especially those who are primary wage earners for their families. In times of crisis, there are best practices can help safeguard against unexpected obstacles. Venetta Vanhorne is a financial professional with New York Life Insurance Company. In this hour, she will share guidance on what women can do to maintain financial security in difficult times.

  • Date: Wednesday 15 April
  • Time: 2 pm Eastern
  • Register: Pre-register for this Zoom event by clicking here.

About Dress for Success Charleston County

Dress for Success is a global nonprofit organization with a Charleston chapter that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the tools to help them thrive in life and at work.

Dress for Success Charleston is run by volunteers, provides services at no-charge to its clients, and was incorporated in 2003 as the first Dress For Success affiliate in the State of South Carolina.

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