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  • Writer's pictureJuanita Ingram

Workforce | Women | Wardrobe - Dress for Success Greater London

Dress for Success Greater London, a registered charity (Charity Number: 1106560), has been making a meaningful difference since its relaunch in 2015. Our mission is to empower women towards economic independence through a range of workforce development services. From interview training to CV reviews, and providing free interview attire, we offer comprehensive support to women seeking employment.

Notably, our efforts extend beyond individual empowerment. By helping women re-enter the workforce, we contribute to the broader well-being of London. With 1300 women assisted annually and an impressive 80% success rate, we're not just changing lives; we're also making a substantial impact on the city. By facilitating women's transition into employment, we help reduce reliance on public benefits, saving the city of London an estimated £5 million each year.

Dress for Success Greater London recognizes that when we empower a woman, we're not just transforming her life; we're positively impacting her entire household. By providing women with the tools and support they need to achieve economic independence, we're changing the trajectory of their futures and those of their loved ones.

When a woman secures stable employment, it ripples through her family, providing stability, security, and hope for the future. Children see their mother as a role model, witnessing her dedication and determination to succeed. They're more likely to stay in school, pursue higher education, and aspire to their own career goals. Additionally, financial strain is alleviated, reducing stress within the household and fostering a healthier family dynamic.

Furthermore, when a woman gains employment, she often invests back into her family, whether it's through providing better nutrition, access to education and extracurricular activities for her children, or contributing to savings for the family's future. This not only benefits her immediate family but also strengthens the social fabric of the community by promoting economic growth and stability.

By supporting women in their journey towards economic independence, Dress for Success Greater London is not just changing individual lives; we're creating a ripple effect of positive change that extends far beyond the women we assist. It's about building stronger families, stronger communities, and a brighter future for all.

To learn more about what we do and ways to support, visit

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