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The annual Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women brings together women from all walks of life for two days of education, professional and personal development, and networking. Entrepreneurs, professionals, community volunteers and activists, students, moms, and women from across the region all enjoy this dynamic program with incredible opportunities to learn and grow.

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2019 Conference Speakers

2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Carol Aebersold image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Chanda Bell image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Louise Connell image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Michael Harris image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Deanna Hayne image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Janice Howroyd image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Suncera Johnson image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Roz Lewis image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Alyse Nelson image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Donna Orender image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Megan Plassmeyer image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Eva Saha image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Kaitlin Sidorsky image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Lori Stevic-Rust image  2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration Speaker Katie Stratton image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker Britnie Turner image 

Speakers for the Ninth Annual Women's Leadership Conference held Feb. 5, 2019, includde (from top, left to right) Carol Aebersold, Chanda Bell, Louise Connell, Michael Harris, Deanna Hayne, Janice HowroydSuncera Johnson, Roz LewisAlyse Nelson, Donna Orender, Megan Plassmeyer, Eva Saha, Kaitlin Sidorsky, Lori Stevic-RustKatie StrattonBritnie Turner, and more. 
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2019 Inspiring Women

The Celebration of Inspiring Women recognizes and celebrates 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. The 2019 honorees are (left to right) Carrie Brown, Suncera Johnson and Britnie Turner.
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2019 WIPL Inspiring Woman Carrie Brown image  2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker, honoree Suncera Johnson image 2019 WIPL Conference and Celebration speaker, honoree Britnie Turner image


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    Be Inspired

    World-class keynote speakers, informative panel discussions, and engaging breakout sessions will energize and inspire you to reach your personal and professional goals.

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    Learn and Grow

    Choose from breakout sessions featuring trending topics on women to learn and grow.

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    Build Your Network

    Connect with more than 800 women attendees from across the state of South Carolina and beyond throughout the day.

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    Lead the Change

    The Women's Leadership Conference seeks to educate, motivate and challenge women to lead change in their own lives, their communities and the world

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