Meet Alexis

Meet Alexis

Healing 360 The world sees the outer you The inner you should shine brightly through you And the world will gain insight. Alexis Walter Alexis graduated from our Spring 2019 class. She is so smart, supportive, and always willing to help her fellow team members. When she started our program, Alexis was a little skeptical about trusting the other women. Eventually she warmed up and […]

Meet Giada

Meet Giada

Giada is a resilient, determined woman! She graduated from our Spring 2019 class, despite the adversities she has faced throughout her life. During program, Giada coped with the loss of her sister and with a son fighting cancer. She found comfort and support in Together We Bake, and we are so proud of the empowered, self-sufficient woman she has grown into! Read her poem below […]

Meet Casey

Meet Casey

Casey is one-of-a-kind! She graduated from our Spring 2019 program and just got a job at INOVA. Casey’s commitment to showing up each day, on time, despite having to work an overnight shift at iHop, inspired her fellow team members to show up as well. Her smile and positive attitude are contagious. We could always count on Casey to uplift the other women in the […]

Meet Jackie

Meet Jackie

Together We Bake has had an incredible, positive, lasting impact on my life. When I got out of jail I found myself applying for job after job, but no one would hire me. Employers were shutting their doors in my face, refusing to give me a second chance. I decided not to let that stop me though, even with a huge gap in my work […]

Meet Christina

Meet Christina

Christina graduated from our Spring 2019 class. On her first day of orientation, she was timid, quiet, and preferred to observe and listen, but, by the time graduation came around, she found herself addressing a room full of people, speaking of the impact TWB has had on her. Throughout the Spring session, Christina grew more and more confident, learning to show self-compassion and appreciating her […]

Meet Biruktait

Meet Biruktait

Biruktait has lived in the US for the past 3 years, emigrating from Ethiopia to Dubai, then from Dubai to the US. She is a loving mother and wife, eager to create a better future for her family. She came to Together We Bake this past Winter and took her first steps towards empowerment. Biruktait discovered new ways to cope with her emotions and stress, […]

Meet Shavonne

Meet Shavonne

Shavonne is an extremely motivated, empowered woman. She joined our 2019 Winter class and quickly became a support system for her fellow teammates. She lived her passion and dedication for TWB every day, ensuring to uplift, encourage, and listen to the other women as best she could. Post-graduation, Shavonne is continuing helping people. She has experience working with elderly individuals and has recently been hired […]

Meet Rebecca

Meet Rebecca

Rebecca is one the kindest, warmest women to have gone through our program. She always arrived early, and she made sure to give each staff-member a hug before going home. Rebecca has overcome so many obstacles, and she has grown from each triumph. We can’t wait to continue supporting her as a TWB alumni team member. Read more about Rebecca’s story below! What circumstances brought you to where you were before you joined Together We Bake? Rebecca: I […]

Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah is such a special part of the TWB family. She joined our program during our 2019 Winter session. Her work ethic and drive to learn anything she can encouraged and motivated her teammates to do the same. She worked very hard to earn her ServSafe certification in order to move up the ladder in the restaurant industry. We are so proud of her accomplishment […]

Meet Abuk

Meet Abuk

Abuk just recently graduated from our Winter 2019 program. Life hasn’t been easy for Abuk, but she made the conscious, deliberate decision to pave a better future for herself. She always managed to make us smile with her surprising sass, and she loved channeling her inner diva for the camera. She continues to inspire us with her strength, resilience, and perseverance. Read more about Abuk’s […]