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Lisbon, Portugal

Dress for Success

Dress for Success Lisboa was founded by Fernanda Machado, entrepreneur and social entrepreneur in January 2012. The main reason that led Fernanda Machado Dress for Success was her willingness to get involved in a project that would provide a differentiating social support service and particularly aimed at women with low economic resources. After attending a program of Oprah Winfrey, one of Dress For Success Worldwide’s greatest ambassadors, Fernanda Machado selected a set of facts to donate to the project. However, when realizing that there was no representation in the country, the idea arises to bring the concept to Portugal and implement its project to help women in their professional development. After two long years, which lasted the process of submitting the candidacy, The mission of Dress for Success Lisbon is to “promote the economic independence of low-income women by providing professional clothes for a job interview, support network and the tools needed to develop their career. We help women thrive in work and personal life. “