Published March 26, 2019
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 was looking for jobs.
What inspired you to apply to Together We Bake?
Rebecca: I was looking for new experiences and to be involved and motivated in new ways.
How has Together We Bake changed your perspective on life?
Rebecca: TWB has shown me that I don’t have to be afraid to be myself and have confidence!
Has someone at Together We Bake (a fellow participant, a volunteer, a instructor, etc.) had a particular influence on you?
Rebecca: Colida, Stephanie, Tricia, and Liz have been great influences on me.
How would you describe Together We Bake?
Rebecca: Together We Bake is a great place that provides empowerment for women and offers a family-like bond with other women.
What do you feel is the most valuable thing Together We Bake does?
Rebecca: TWB has offers a great support system, and you learn a lot.
What is the most valuable thing you learned at Together We Bake?
Rebecca: I learned ServSafe, and I learned more about myself.
Do you have any specific memories of experience at Together We Bake?
Rebecca: I had a lot of great times in the empowerment groups with the other ladies in class.
What was the most challenging thing about the program? How did you overcome that challenge?
Rebecca: It was really hard for me to open up about my life and my past, but the other women in my class made that easier for me to do.
What is something you are proud of that you achieved because of your participation in Together We Bake?
Rebecca: I am most proud of the self-confidence I gained through empowerment groups and the negotiation skills class.
What advice do you have for women considering applying to Together We Bake?
Rebecca: It’s a great place for women, and the groups are very motivating. TWB is a great support system for women that provides a special sisterhood.
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