2014 'Inspiring Women' named
In conjunction with the fourth annual Women's Leadership Conference, the 2014 Celebration of Inspiring Women honors five women for their outstanding contributions to South Carolina, the nation and the world.
The Inspiring Women Awards were created as an important and lasting way to recognize the incredible achievements of South Carolina women; since the program’s inception, 20 women have been recognized. Joining them will be the 2014 honorees:
Paula Harper Bethea
Executive director of the South Carolina Education Lottery
Mary Ann Bishop
Humanitarian and author
Celebrity chef and author
Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
Only woman to ever pitch in the Negro Leagues
ESPN reporter and host
For more information about the Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women, please visit the conference website.