Recipe for Success – Young Leadership Event
Last month, over twenty young women gathered together at the Sephardic Community Center’s kitchen to cook with chef extraordinaire Claudia Bildirici. As we enjoyed rice paper veggie wraps, white arugula pizza, kale salad with fixings, potato crusted lemon sole, we discussed professional goals. The group was comprised of driven young women pursuing careers in occupational
Top Ten Takeaways From Our Panel
My Mother, My Mentor, My Self By Raquel Shalam, Life & Career Coach Presented by SBH Career Division & PROPEL, a panel of three inspiring mother-daughter duos spoke to a crowded audience of enthusiastic women about finding their path. Each of our panelists – Betty and Grace Esses, Claudia and Lottie Bildirici, Linda Benun
LIVES IN THE BALANCE, THE STORIES OF WOMEN
Are we all the same? Are we able to reinvent ourselves? These are questions that many people ask themselves when they live in a tight knit community. Are we on a conveyer belt of life following a lead or can we personalize our choices to lead happier and productive outcomes? In order to maintain happiness living
PROPEL : TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SUMMER!
Propel has been taking advantage of the summer! On a Sunday morning in July, Sharon and Michael Haddad, dedicated supporters of Propel, graciously opened their summer home to host an event to benefit Propel. Many community members gathered to hear inspiring stories from the working women of Propel. Propel graduates moved the attendees at the
PROPEL : Investing in Community Women to Help Them Discover Their Passion, Profession and Earning Potential
“I don’t know how I can ever thank PROPEL! I’m learning so much at work and the people are so fine. My husband is very supportive.” “If you told me two years ago what I’d be doing today, I wouldn’t have believed you. Thank you so much for pushing me and believing in me.” “I’m
PROPEL : Inspiring Interior Designers in our Community – Joyce Silverman, Natalie Kraiem and Our Propel Client Sarah
PROPEL went on the road in October and visited the Holiday House on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Holiday House showcases a variety of interior designers who transform a brownstone into a true work of art. Proceeds for this event go to benefit breast cancer research and awareness. Before proceeding to a lunch with writers
PROPEL partners with Allegra Franco to help women become educators
Women have always been teachers! It is the DNA makeup of women to nurture their families and communicate values to everyone in the household. Our community prides itself on its connection to Jewish tradition evident in the Synagogue and in the home. Upon arrival in this country, it was decided that an
Meet Sabrina, a pastry chef in our community… Sabrina was overcome with emotion while being interviewed for this article. She recalled how as a child she was aware of her creative talents. She loved to decorate and bake. Sabrina’s experience in high school did not support her great talent and passion, and it was often
Lives in the Balance, The Story of Sara J.
Lives in the Balance, The Stories of Women Brought to you by the PROPEL Team Long before there was Facebook, women supported one another by sharing their personal stories. Much of the sharing focused on practical information familiar to each woman: finding a husband, parenting suggestions, housekeeping shortcuts, beauty tips and recipe ideas. Women have functioned
Face Your Fear and PROPEL it!
No good story ever begins-“When presented with a challenge….she caved.” What’s your challenge? Can I make a sustainable income? How do I balance work & home? Will I be able to get myself used to a new routine? What if I can’t do it? What if I have no marketable skills? I’m afraid of change.
PROPEL Helps Women Plan for Success
PROPEL is an organization dedicated to helping the women of our Community discover a profession, enroll in a certification course, and cover the cost of tuition to generate higher income. Who is the PROPEL woman? “She may never have worked a day in her life, she may be stuck in a dead-end job with no
Top 7 Certification Careers for Women
There’s good news for the many talented community women who dream of stepping beyond their comfort zone to launch a career that will give a boost of self esteem and increase your earning potential. These women have always been under the impression that the only way to attain financial success would be to graduate college
Do What You Love For Those That You Love
Propel is here to help community women discover a profession, cover the cost of tuition and enroll in certification programs. Propel is also a support system, a self-esteem booster, and a place to find a passion that you never knew existed. The women who walk through the doors of Propel come from all walks of
PROPEL Hosts Graduation Ceremony & Young Working Couples Events
If you haven’t already heard, PROPEL is an organization dedicated to helping the women of our community discover a profession, enroll in certification courses, and cover the cost of tuition to generate higher income. After a busy month of holidays, PROPEL welcomed the New Year by proudly celebrating its first graduating ceremony. The beautiful event