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 […]

Meet Teresa

Meet Teresa

Teresa joined the TWB family for our first ever Summer session. As a mother of two, it was hard for her to see her kids turning to her sister for support, which led her to wanting to better herself. She was able to open up to her new support network and listen to the other women’s advice. We are so proud of how far Teresa […]

Meet Cassandra

Meet Cassandra

Cassandra joined the TWB family for our Summer 2018 program. She quickly opened up to the group, allowing herself to be seen and vulnerable, which led to the other women in her class feeling comfortable enough to do the same. Cassandra is an entrepreneur, and she started a Mom’s Group, where she can live her passion of empowering mothers to be the best versions of […]

Meet Louise

Meet Louise

Louise’s passion for cooking and baking is inspiring! She started at TWB this past Fall with an excitement that was infectious. Each day she showed up ready to learn and excited to get into the kitchen. After graduating from our program, she has found employment and is still pursuing her passion for cooking and dreams of owning her own catering business. Check out her story […]

Meet Nibal

Meet Nibal

Nibal is the perfect example of what hard work and perseverance can help you accomplish. As a new immigrant to the US, she has found a way to overcome the hardships and challenges she faces. Nibal joined our Fall 2018 team. Her energy from the very beginning of class was positive and encouraging-just what you need to help empower other women. She shared with us […]

Meet Dawn

Meet Dawn

This surprisingly sassy animal lover is Dawn. When Dawn first came to TWB, she was quiet, shy, and closed off. Each week she became more open and willing to let her new support system in. She gained so much from weekly empowerment sessions and the comradery she found with the other team members. She even discovered a new appreciation for yoga and the inner peace […]