About our PWG

The Professional Women's Group (PWG) is a networking, job retention and professional development program that empowers employed Dress for Success Southern Nevada clients to aspire for self-defined success through motivation, mentoring, resources, training and partnership with professional women in the community.

The PWG helps newly employed clients keep their jobs, develop new skills, increase their income potential, and advance in their careers. Membership is lifelong, free, and open to all Dress for Success clients who are working or in school.

Paying it forward

PWG membership offers our working clients:

  • Membership in a professional network of a diverse group of woman supporting each other in the shared goal of achieving personal success
  • Information from engaging speakers about personal and professional development
  • Mentorship to help members reach their goals
  • The opportunity to participate in a Community Action Project and demonstrate leadership while giving back to the community

Building skills and confidence

At each PWG meeting, a professional speaker leads a discussion or workshop on a specific topic, giving members resources to succeed in work and life. Topics include:

  • Goal setting, self-esteem and professional attitudes
  • Understanding your paycheck and basic insurance benefits
  • Communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Personal finances, savings and credit repair
  • Taking initiative and moving ahead in the workplace
  • Becoming an effective working parent
  • Resolving workplace conflicts
  • Tax tips, record keeping and organization
  • Living a healthy lifestyle
  • Continuing education

Also at every meeting, each PWG member receives a voucher for products from the Dress for Success Southern Nevada boutique, so she can continue to build her professional wardrobe and shine with success!