Set a goal. Make it happen. That is what Alison Vaughn does. As the founder and CEO of Jackets for Jobs, she has spent 17 years making a difference and won many awards for her outstanding work including an appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Jackets for Jobs, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides employment etiquette, career skills training and professional clothes to low-income individuals. Since opening the doors in 2000, the organization has assisted over 15,000 individuals with employment. This high profile organization has been supported and applauded by Donald Trump, “The View,” “Today Show,” and O Magazine. A highlight of Vaughn’s career was the honor of ringing the closing bell on NASDAQ. JFJ also partners with TJ Maxx and is the charitable arm.
Vaughn is one of the co-authors of the book, Inspired Style, she and other top image experts reveal strategies to always look and be your best. Inspired Style is the key ingredient to helping women understand and define their personal style, which is so much more than clothes and fashion.
She is currently working on a new book due out in 2017 entitled “Ms. Goal Digger: A CEO’s Guide to Setting Goals, Dressing the Part & Having It All.”
Alison received a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and graduated from The Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, sponsored by Yale Law School. She is active with the NAACP and was Co-Chair of the 56th Annual Detroit NAACP Fight for Freedom Dinner (the largest sit-down dinner in the country) in 2011. “What you do for others, God will do for you.”– Alison Vaughn,www.alisonvaughn.com
Speaker, Author, Thought-Leader… and I really like this one, vibrant living culture creator; Golden Soror of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Michigan Women’s Commission Appointee. With more than forty years of expertise in business management and personal development, I also have the distinction of receiving the NAWBO Top Businesswoman Award and the Booker T. Washington Legacy Award.