BALTIMORE, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PANDORA Jewelry, one of the world's largest jewelry brands, announces a continued partnership with Dress for Success, a global not-for-profit organization, as their official jewelry partner for the second year in a row. PANDORA will continue to support Dress for Success and the women they help by committing to $500,000 donation in 2017, plus donating PANDORA Jewelry to Dress for Success affiliates across North America.
"We're proud to partner with Dress for Success for a second year as we saw the impact we could make together in inspiring and empowering women to achieve success," says Charisse Ford, Chief Marketing Officer, PANDORA Americas. "PANDORA Jewelry is not only a way to showcase your unique sense of style, but can ignite the confidence these women need as they successfully enter into the professional world."
Donated PANDORA Jewelry will be available in select Dress for Success boutiques across the Americas. As part of the Dress for Success Suiting Program, women will accessorize with PANDORA Jewelry, not only as a personal style statement, but as a bigger symbol of confidence, strength and determination. PANDORA will also sponsor various Dress for Success events throughout 2017. This included the Dress for Success Celebrating the Journey 20th Anniversary Gala, which celebrated women who overcame adversity and continue to grow to fulfill a greater destiny. It also includes the Success Summit, which is a three-day women's leadership conference for women to receive leadership and personal development advice. As well as the Shop for Success event, a three-day VIP designer shopping event where proceeds directly benefit the career development and employment retention programs of Dress for Success Worldwide-West.
"We're overjoyed to be partnering again with PANDORA Jewelry as their jewelry continues to be a highlight for our women at Dress for Success," said Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide. "PANDORA's support drives forward our mission to empower women to achieve economic independence through providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life."
The partnership continues to be a natural fit with PANDORA's mission and global DO Campaign. The DO campaign endeavors to inspire women to be true to themselves and what they believe in by offering them the opportunity for personal expression through the brand's universe of high-quality and timeless jewelry. For more information about Dress for Success and their programs, please visit dressforsuccess.org and for more information about PANDORA, please visit Pandora.net.
ABOUT PANDORA Jewelry
World-renowned for its hand-finished and contemporary jewelry at affordable prices, PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets jewelry made from high-quality materials. Inspiring women to embrace their individuality and express their personal style, PANDORA's stylish and feminine jewelry captures the unforgettable moments and personal values in life. PANDORA's unique and detailed designs combining traditional craftsmanship with modern technology are sold in more than 100 countries across six continents through approximately 8,900 points of sale, including more than 1,900 concept stores. Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs more than 17,800 people worldwide of whom approximately 12,000 are located in Gemopolis, Thailand, where the company manufactures its jewelry. PANDORA is publicly listed on the NASDAQ Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2015, PANDORA's total revenue was DKK 16.7 billion (approximately EUR 2.2 billion). For more information, please visit www.pandoragroup.com or /be inspired at www.pandora.net. Connect with us and join the conversation using hashtag: #DOPANDORA on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Dress for Success is an international 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 23 countries. To date, Dress for Success has helped 1,000,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
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