"The mission of Dress for Success is something that we as a society should prioritize: helping women successfully enter the workforce and achieve economic independence. It’s more than just providing clothing or career assistance. It provides self-worth. And when women are financially independent, society as a whole is better off."

Authors: Cristina M. Shea

Several cool colored shirts hang on wooden hangers across a rack.

Partner Cristina Shea, global chair of Reed Smith Women’s Initiative Network, describes why the firm is pledging support to the Dress for Success campaign for Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, “Your Hour, Her Power®.”

The campaign, recognized with the hashtag #YourHourHerPower, is inspired by the belief that when a woman has access to opportunities that can change her life for the better, she becomes powerful beyond measure. Visit www.yourhourherpower.org to learn more.