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WIPL creates and supports opportunities for women to collaborate and network, learn from community leaders and empower the next generation of women leaders.

Upcoming Events

Inspiring Women's Luncheon

Featuring Atiya Stokes-Brown, Ph.D.
Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Coastal Carolina University

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019
12 p.m., Alford Ballroom


#WIPL2020 Ticket Launch Party and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Join the Conference and Celebration Planning Committee and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting for the official ticket launch of our 2020 Conference and Celebration. The 10th Annual Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women tickets will go on sale after the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Strong Waters. Complimentary appetizers will be served to celebrate this exciting milestone.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
5 p.m., Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen

Leading the Business Community Panel Discussion

Four dynamic women come to together to discuss their leadership roles in shaping the business community, how their passions led them to these leadership roles, and their vision for the state of South Carolina.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
5 p.m., Johnson Auditorium

Thanks for Giving Reception

Women in Philanthropy and Leadership members are invited to meet the 2019-2020 WIPL scholarship recipients. Invitations will be mailed.

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019
5 p.m., Alford Ballroom


Holiday Inspiring Women's Luncheon and Merry Market

Featuring Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust
Clinical Health Psycologist, Speaker at the 2019 Women's Leadership Conference, and author of the new book, Lily's Red Shoes of Courage

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
11 a.m., Dunes Golf and Beach Club

10th annual Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women

Monday, Feb. 10, 2020

6 p.m., Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020

8 a.m., Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center

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Other Notable Community Events


Coastal Carolina University Cultural Arts Calendar

Coastal Carolina University’s Fall 2019 cultural arts season is full of entertaining events from movies and lectures to well-known theater productions and exciting music performances. 

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Women's Business Summit

The Women's Business Summit is designed for women on a growth trajectory and who want to thrive in their business, life, and community. Women in Philanthropy and Leadership's Executive Director, Terri DeCenzo, will be one of the keynote speakers.

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
9 a.m., Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

WIPL 2018-2019 Board of Directors Meetings

Information regarding upcoming WIPL Board Meetings will be posted here as details are finalized.

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018  
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018  
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018  
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018   
Tuesday, March 5, 2019  
Tuesday, April 2, 2019  
Tuesday, May 7, 2019  

WIPL Committee Meetings

WIPL members are invited to join and participate in our committees to provide input for the Board on programs, scholarships, membership and events.