By Josephine Reid
An Introduction To LeanIn
Dress A Med is beyond proud to announce its partnership with LeanIn.org, a nonprofit organization founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Sheryl’s mission is to empower women to achieve their ambitions.
How Will Dress A Med Employees Be Participating?
Dress A Med will be opening a chapter appropriately named “Dress A Med Women”. The company’s chapter has already started its first circle in Los Angeles for LeanIn entitled,” Worth It Sorority”.
Most noteworthy, any woman, past or present, on the Dress A Med payroll is eligible to participate. Awesome events will be held for participants such as female Empowering Career Luncheons, in true LeanIn fashion. More importantly, Dress A Med invests in its with future the Los Angeles Paid Internship program. Female-interns will be encouraged to join Dress A Med’s chapter as well. As a result, this includes mentoring opportunities.
What Is LeanIn?
LeanIn has a three way approach in their mission to uplift and empower women; and furthermore continue to educate each gender on the issues of inequality.
- Lean In Circles: Lean In Circles are small peer groups that meet regularly to learn and grow together. There is a network of 32,000 plus Circles. The Circles are in cities and campuses around the world. These networks are changing lives as we speak.
- Public Awareness: In addition, there are several different campaigns. One being Women in the Workplace. Women in the Workplace is one of many campaigns; that help spread the word of the Lean In mission.
- Education: With a growing library of free expert videos, especially relevant discussion guides and tips for women and their male allies, Lean In is at the forefront of educating the world on the equality gap. The materials are focused on helping women build new skills and providing women with research-based recommendations for advancing gender equality at home and at work.
LeanIn.org Around The World
- There are 32K Lean In Circles in 150 countries.
- 85% of members credit their Circle with a positive change in their life.
In the “Together Women Can.” video; for one of many Lean In Campaigns, founder Sheryl Sandberg teamed up with a handful of the powerhouse women. It is an impactful list that dominates Hollywood, news, and sports. That list includes Kerry Washington, Emma Watson, Lena Dunham, & Megyn Kelly. In addition, Eva Longoria, Serena Williams, and Abby Wambach. The campaign most noteworthy focused on how crucial women are to each other’s success in the workplace.
In conclusion, Dress A Med’s excitement not only comes from the partnership with LeanIn. This also includes LeanIn’s mission to close the 20 Gap.
Learn more about Dress A Med’s partnership with Lean In here.