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Inspiring Women

The Celebration of Inspiring Women was established in 2011 as part of the annual Women's Leadership Conference to recognize and celebrate extraordinary women who have demonstrated visionary leadership in various disciplines and whose lives and accomplishments have had a substantive and positive impact in South Carolina and beyond. Since the program’s inception, 25 women have been recognized at the annual Celebration of Inspiring Women. To learn more about these inspiring women, select from the list below or from the links at the right.

Vivian Ayers-Allen (2011)

Paula Harper Bethea (2014)

Mary Ann Bishop (2014)

Maria Buse (2011)

Sharon Clayton (2012)

Mignon L. Clyburn (2011)

Rebecca Wesson Darwin (2013)

Nathalie Dupree (2014)

Jeanne L. Fourrier (2012)

Darlene Marie Goff (2011)

Nikki Randhawa Haley (2011)

Patricia Harris (2012)

Kaye Hearn (2011)

Mamie “Peanut” Johnson (2014)

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter (2011)

Darley Newman (2012)

Wendi Nix (2014)

Muriel O'Tuel (2013)

Elizabeth Johnston Patterson (2013)

Sarah Reese (2013)

Anne Worhsam Richardson (2012)

Velma "Von" Richardson (2012)

Frances Scott (2011)

Inez Moore Tenenbaum (2012)

Jean Hoefer Toal (2013)

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