“We have strategic programs designed to empower women to position themselves for promotion, and we have effective mentorship and sponsorship that you know is working when you see women leading at every level in the organization, including the c-suite.”

Authors: Casey Ryan

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Reed Smith Global Head of Personnel, Casey Ryan, is among the groundbreaking women being celebrated by Dress for Success for its 2022 #YourHourHerPower campaign in honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8. Ryan discusses Reed Smith’s initiatives to advance women and promote wellness in a new video (see below).

When women have access to education and job resources, their contributions strengthen communities, increase organizational effectiveness, and grow businesses and economies, Ryan says. This conviction is behind Dress for Success’s Your Hour, Her Power® campaign.

In the past year, women continued to face innumerable challenges. Women left the workforce at an alarming rate and those who remained struggled with significant issues with balancing childcare and increased workloads. Dress for Success features its “31 Days of Women in Power” to inspire hope and resilience among women by honoring groundbreaking women in leadership positions across various industries.

Dress for Success is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women worldwide to achieve economic advancement. Visit www.yourhourherpower.org to learn more.