At Martellus, we have been exceptionally lucky to have a team of seasoned Experts working with clients in an expanding number of fields. As leaders, we are committed to paying it forward by helping others find the same sense of fulfillment that we have – this season and throughout the coming years.
Fulfillment, Purpose and Work
We started Martellus three years ago with the belief that every woman deserves to have productive, fulfilling work that fits into her life and provides a sense of purpose, whether that means more flexibility or greater financial freedom. We always knew that a sense of community and mutual support would be – and is – integral to what makes us unique.
Our Commitment to Empowering Women
While Martellus is comprised of women who have been senior executives at some of this country’s largest corporations, we are firmly committed to helping all women at every stage of their lives, in part because we are so grateful to the women who have helped us. With that in mind, we are thrilled to announce that Martellus will donate a portion of our profits each year to Dress for Success to assist in their mission of empowering women to achieve economic independence through a network of support, professional attire and development tools. We can’t think of a better to way to celebrate the power of women helping women – and the world at large.
Rosa and Daria
It’s So Much More Than the Dress
We asked Joi Gordon, Chief Executive Officer of Dress for Success, to share her thoughts on empowering women through work. Under Gordon’s leadership, Dress for Success has expanded from a single brick and mortar location in Manhattan to a global powerhouse in 27 countries, serving over one million women.
“We are so much more than the suit! Fundamentally, our work is about building confidence and equipping women to become economically empowered. Whether a woman is searching for a job or is employed and needs support to help her keep her job and develop critical professional and life skills, we are there. Our continuum of services meets each woman where she is and supports her throughout her career journey—from mock interviews and résumé prep all the way to leadership development and financial education. Our hope is that each woman who walks through our doors moves from surviving to thriving through Dress for Success, and in turn has the opportunity to give back to her family and community. It starts with the suit, and that first glimpse of possibility when you see her confidence build, but the real growth happens as each woman engages and becomes part of the Dress for Success sisterhood.”
Martellus in Action: Join Us
We look forward to deepening our commitment to Dress for Success with everything from clothing drives to mentorship. Should you like to join us, here are three ways. For more details on how to get involved contact your local affiliate.
1: Donate Clothes: Donate gently used business attire and appropriate accessories or host a Donation Drive of your own
2. Volunteer: Volunteers at local chapters are crucial at every step. Use your skills, meet others in your area and pay it forward
3. Make a contribution: Dress for Success depends on financial donations to ensure that they can continue to grow and help more women succeed