Bush sisters to speak at WIPL’s eighth annual Women’s Leadership Celebration
Bush is CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps, which mobilizes a global community of young leaders to build the movement for health equity. Hager is a contributing correspondent on NBC’s Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. Conference speakers also include author Cara Brookins; Julia Landauer, a two-time NASCAR champion driver; Barbara Hickman Whye, vice president of human resources and chief diversity and inclusion officer at Intel Corp.; and Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina.
To register for the conference and celebration, please visit wiplconference.com. To learn how to participate as a sponsor or vendor, call 843-349-5033.
Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, 6 p.m., Celebration of Inspiring Women
The Celebration of Inspiring Women honors remarkable individuals and celebrates their contributions to our state, region, nation and world. The awards were created as an important and lasting way to recognize the incredible achievements of women with ties to South Carolina. Since the program’s inception in 2011, 37 women have been recognized. Joan Robinson-Berry will be an honoree at the Celebration of Inspiring Women.
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 8 a.m., Women’s Leadership Conference
The Women’s Leadership Conference brings together women from all walks of life for a full day of education, professional and personal development, and networking. Entrepreneurs, professionals, community volunteers and activists, students, moms, and women in transition all enjoy this dynamic program with incredible opportunities to learn and grow.
Location: Sheraton Myrtle Beach Conference Center
About Women in Philanthropy and Leadership
WIPL was founded in 2007 under the leadership of CCU first lady Terri DeCenzo. It is committed to inspiring, connecting and empowering women to strengthen their individual and collective voices in leadership at CCU and in the community, state, region and beyond. Members include faculty, staff and community leaders who are committed to creating and supporting opportunities for women in all areas of leadership and across all disciplines, while continuing to invest in scholarships for CCU students. Since its inception, WIPL has awarded nearly 200 students more than $200,000 in financial support through a fully endowed scholarship and annual awards.