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Fuertes y Fantásticas: the Falabella initiative to help women enter the world of work



The project will take in women who have attended Fundación Emplea’s employability and training programs and are preparing for job interviews.

falabella retail he launched “Strong & Fantastic” is a social initiative developed in collaboration with Fundación Emmplea and Fundación Banco de Ropa that supports vulnerable people through a variety of approaches.

The project will be implemented within the framework of the “Arriba Mujeres” initiative, which promotes a series of actions that promote women’s empowerment and gender equality, both for the company’s collaborators and for the community.

“We recognize our role in our communities and that is why we seek to assist women in their process of entering the labor market. Financial independence is the door to freedom for many women. We know it can happen,” she explained. Malena Marcalle, Head of Sustainability, Falabella Retail .

“For this reason, through Fuertes & Fantásticas we want to empower them and make them feel confident in themselves and their potential, thereby increasing their chances of getting a job,” says Marcalle. said Mr.

Julia Salas, one of the beneficiaries of this initiative , emphasizing that it took him a long time to get the job and that he was not successful in the process. “I asked for help and found Fundación Emplea. They advised me and called the Fuertes & Fantásticas programme,” he said.

“They taught me how to interview and gave me a wardrobe, which made me feel more at ease. Now I’m working, I feel free and I can make my own decisions,” he declared Did.

How does “Strong & Fantastic” work?

This initiative accepts women who attend Fundación Emplea’s training, preparation and training programs for job interviews.

Candidates are received by Falabella volunteers in a specially adapted facility in the Santiago Centro commune. Falabella offers a personalized day to go to a job interview, including image her consulting, clothing and shoe delivery. You’ll also receive interview counseling in the same session, so you’ll feel confident and prepared for your interview.

finished employment foundation, the accompaniment runs throughout the process. “Our mission is to support those involved in childbirth. In recent years, women’s employment has been affected,” said Jessica Parada, Social Her Director of Fundación Emplea.

“That’s why this project is so necessary because it can give women confidence and show their strengths to get jobs,” Parada said.

on his part, Ignacia Moreno, Executive Director clothing bank “Participating in this initiative is a way to contribute.” An outfit with opportunity, hope and security to face new challenges.”

Learn more about “Strong & Fantastic” here.

Source: Biobiochile

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