Carol Rodd is one of three recipients nominated by Dress for Success after completing all of their programs and continuing to go above and beyond. They are an organization dedicated to empowering women to pursue their own personal success.
Carol was recognized for helping other women reshape their lives after her own personal transformation and using her personal time assisting friends, family, and complete strangers that are alone and need assistance – many of whom are in their last years of life. Her volunteer work as a Life Advocate at women’s centers to teach and coach women has touched and changed the lives of many, most recently including a young woman through both her pregnancy and with her newborn. Even when recently assisting a Dress for Success member who was homeless and tragically passed away – she took the initiative to ensure the woman received a proper burial with help from friends and her church.
Her selfless actions have touched the hearts and minds of countless women.
"Women Should be Seen & Heard"
A campaign to spotlight amazing local women
Each month we will be spotlighting local women who are making a difference in their community.
Nominate a special woman who you know that's making a difference in your life or the lives of others to give them a chance to receive this award along with an advanced skin care treatment
as our gift to them!
We would like to acknowledge women who are making a difference and help them to look and feel their very best both inside and out.
To nominate a special woman in your life, "Like" us on Facebook and send us a message or contact us via email using the form below explaining who you would like to nominate and why you would like to nominate them.
Janette Isaac is one of three recipients nominated by Dress for Success after completing all of their programs and continuing to go above and beyond. They are an organization dedicated to empowering women to pursue their own personal success.
Janette is known for sharing and promoting her personal experiences with Dress for Success to cheer on other’s efforts, over 40 years of volunteer work in the Greater Hartford Area, and serving as a board member for the Police Athletic League. she has been active with the Windsor Afro-American Civic Association, Greater Hartford Black Social Workers, and the House of Bread – assisting and relating to those around her. Not only has she volunteered in programs to inspire citizens to vote, but she has also worked with MaturityWorks, Inc. to help secure employment for individuals aged 55 and over.
Her personal outreach and commitment has helped many to transform their lives.
Florence Barlow, nominated by Executive Director Brittany Sheehan at Mary’s Place – A center for grieving children & families is the first recipient of the 'Seen and Heard' award.
Florence has been a member of the Windsor community since 1972 and has either served on the Boards or been a member of: Windsor Commission on Aging & Persons with Disabilities, Windsor Ebony and Ivory Committee, Windsor Afro-American Civic Association, First Town Downtown, Windsor Historical Society, Windsor Youth Commission, Windsor Shad Derby Committee, Mary’s Place, Windsor Democratic Town Committee, Friends of Northwest Park, Birth Central League of Women Voters, CT Dental Lab Association and the Windsor Garden Club.
Thank you for letting your beauty shine on our community.
Sabeka Coley is one of three recipients nominated by Dress for Success after completing all of their programs and continuing to go above and beyond. They are an organization dedicated to empowering women to pursue their own personal success.
Sabeka was considered in recognition of her dedication to working with children of all ages for nearly 23 years, culminating into her own home daycare, he work with community team 4Unity actively helping people in need, participating in clothes drives, and acting as an event vendor to spread awareness of the group. Additionally, her role as a secretary gives drive and direction to the organization, facilitating the fantastic aid they provide.
Her community is better, brighter, and happier thanks to her efforts.