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March 2nd - 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Waterfront Church DC 

Are you ready to transform your look, your career, and your life? Join us for Be Bold for Change - S&S24:MAXIMUM UPLIFT, a free, one-of-a-kind conference that will empower you to achieve your personal and professional goals.

This event is organized by Suited for Change, a local empowering women's organization that provides professional attire, coaching, and skills training to women in need. Since 1992, we have served more than 30,000 local women.

This half-day professional development and empowerment conference is designed for women seeking to re-enter the workforce or elevate their careers. We aim to provide a day of reflection and career readiness in an event tailored exclusively for them. The agenda is packed with valuable presentations, including interview tips for calm and confidence and insights into the Crown Act, created especially for our audience.

Throughout the conference, guests will have access to interactive and informative booths, featuring Truist Bank for financial literacy assistance and Giant Food with tips, coupons, and essential information.


Complimentary childcare will be provided, ensuring that every woman with children can actively participate. We will also be providing metro cards for easy access for all our attendees. However with only 50 available spots, we encourage you to promptly RSVP if you are sincerely committed to attending, allowing us to maximize the impact of this event for those who genuinely seek its benefits.

Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast a catered lunch and goody bags, joining us on a journey of empowerment, inspiration, and growth! Your presence will make this event extraordinary!


DCCK is sponsoring the lunch for the Be Bold for Change event, by providing the catered meal. DC Central Kitchen Catering features fresh, locally-sourced, high-quality food made with love by DC Central Kitchen staff and students. Proceeds from the catering social enterprise supports living-wage jobs and DC Central Kitchen’s inspiring work to fight hunger differently here in DC. For more information, visit Catering & Cafes - DC Central Kitchen.

Facebook & Instagram handles are @dccentralkitchen and we’re still on Twitter/X at @dcck.


Event Schedule

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Event Details


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Michelle Brown, SPHR

Michelle is a 20-year Human Resources executive at nonprofits, , and private industry in the Washington DC metro area. Volunteer at Suited For Change. 

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Sherry Marts, PHD

Sherry is committed to creating professional spaces that are safe, welcoming, and inclusive.

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Paulette Robinson

Paulette Robinson is a multifaceted entrepreneur who brings great enthusiasm to her speaking engagements, research, and career. Over the past 20 years, Paulette has operated and trained in Cosmetology, Makeup Artistry, and within the Skincare Industry, where she has obtained several licensures. 

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Isa Carrizales, RD, LDN

Isa Carrizales is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN) at Giant Food. Born in Venezuela and raised in Florida, Isa received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Florida.

Location Information

Location Details

Waterfront Church DC

  • Address: 100 K St SE, Washington, DC 20003

  • Metro: Navy Yard-Ballpark Green 



Thank you to our Sponsors

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