The Power Walk for Dress for Success 2018 5k Walk is dedicated to celebrating and empowering women on their quest towards leading an active and healthy lifestyle, in addition to achieving economic independence. 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 life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to over 150 cities in 24 countries. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 1,000,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. Visit www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
This year Dress for Success is honored to have Denise Bailey, Senior Director of Programming for Fox Sports Detroit based in Southfield, MI as the Grand Marshall of the 2018 2nd Annual Women's Empowerment Walk. She has been with FOX Sports for over 18 years, in Michigan for five of those years. Her responsibilities encompass overseeing and creating the 24/7 broadcast schedule for the regional sports network. This includes working closely with our local professional teams, the Tigers, Pistons & Red Wings as well as local universities. Denise began her television career in New York City 23 years ago where she workd for ABC Sports on major events such as the MLB World Series and Monday Night Football. In 2000 her journey took her to LA where she began her tenure with FOX Sports in Los Angeles. After almost five year in California, she was promoted to the Manager of Programming for FOX Sports in Florida where she worked for nine years. Ms. Bailey returned to her Midwest roots in 2013 with her current role at FOX Sports Detroit. Denise's love for philanthropic endeavors brought her to Dress for Success Michigan where she serves as a volunteer with the "Professional Womens Group."