“The women in this program included young moms thinking hard about where they wanted to go in life, and women who hadn’t been in school for a while and really wanted to gain new skills relevant in today’s workforce. They came to Climb with high energy and a strong motivation to leave behind unemployment or low-wage jobs with unpredictable hours that were hard on their children.
As a result, they were so hungry to learn and very growth-focused. They definitely grew during the program, especially by bonding together and learning from each other.”
— Jenny Mashak, Gillette Assistant Program Director