Mobley-Williams earns worldwide recognition

Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group member, Laura Mobley-Williams won first runner-up at the International 2013 Success Summit for her Community Action Project work with After the Rain, a nonprofit home for women in despair in Fort Myers.

She and the winner were honored for their outstanding projects. They were selected from more than 50 Dress for Success Affiliate Delegates across the globe.

Mobley-Williams became a member of Dress for Success SW Florida while participating in the Going Places Network, a nine-week program in partnership with Wal-Mart that helps unemployed and under-employed women gain professional skills and build confidence.

After the Rain of Southwest Florida aims to help women in recovery from addiction, homelessness, and domestic violence. After finding out what the organization needed most, Mobley-Williams designed a program consisting of wardrobe makeovers, a fashion show, and four life enrichment classes featuring high profile guest speakers. Information: (239) 689-4992 or

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