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Mission to empower women in the workforce goes virtual amidst pandemic

Dress for Success' annual fundraiser, The Success Luncheon, goes virtual amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Dress for Success'  annual fundraiser, The Success Luncheon will be held virtually this year amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Funds raised will help support their mission to  empower woman to achieve economic independence.

This year's keynote speaker is Vanessa McNeal, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, national speaker and founder of Story Maven Media, a nonprofit group that elevates social issues through documentary.

The Success Luncheon will virtually take place Thursday, September 17th at 11:30 a.m. and with the program starting at 12 p.m. Tickets can be purchased now for a virtual table consisting of 10 tickets for $400 and individual tickets are $40. 

For more information about Vanessa McNeal, the luncheon or Dress for Success, click here.