Leadership Update

Dress for Success Toronto is delighted to welcome Kirsten Eastwood as the new President, Dress for Success Toronto

In June, Dress for Success Toronto commenced a search for a seasoned leader with extensive Not-For-Profit expertise and a proven track record of success, and we are now excited to welcome Kirsten Eastwood as the new President of the Toronto chapter, beginning early November.

“We are very confident in Kirsten and in her passion and ability to lead Dress for Success Toronto into the future. We are excited about what that future holds for our team, our clients, our volunteers, our donors, our partners and all those who have supported us and the important work we do.” 

— Harriet Goodman, Chair, Board of Directors, Dress for Success Toronto

“I am passionate about implementing transformational change and collaborating on initiatives with the ability to build resilience in people and communities. I am a fierce advocate for women and moving the women of Toronto towards a sustainable livelihood. I look forward to the impact I can make as President, Dress for Success Toronto. “

— Kirsten Eastwood, President, Dress for Success Toronto

Kirsten has extensive experience with strategic planning and is best positioned to elevate Dress for Success Toronto in efforts to significantly increase our impact, and inspire new ways to help women become economically independent.

Kirsten has a wealth of knowledge, a track record of success and an accomplished history of helping women including serving as Executive Director of the Women’s Centre of York Region, helping small-medium sized business in her consulting practice, teaching graduate students about building partnerships in the social sector at Seneca College and developing programming with Schulich School of Business. Most recently, she has been at TMS School as the Executive Director, Community Development.

ABOUT DRESS FOR SUCCESS | Dress for Success Worldwide is a global not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to almost 150 cities in 25 countries and has helped more than 1.2 million women work towards self-sufficiency.

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