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    2019 WIPL Inspiring Women

    (l-r) Britnie Turner, Carrie Brown and Suncera Johnson are the newest WIPL Inspiring Women, recognized for their visionary leadership and positive impact in South Carolina and beyond.

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    2019 WIPL Conference

    Alyse Nelson, co-founder, president and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, with moderator Eva Saha (left)

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    2019 WIPL Conference

    Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D., clinical health psychologist and author, at the ninth annual Women's Leadership Conference.

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    2019 WIPL Conference

    Britnie Turner, founder and CEO of Aerial Development, a company whose mission is to elevate people and places.

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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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  • WIPL COnference 2018 Breakout Sessions

    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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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

Speakers for the Ninth Annual Women's Leadership Conference held Feb. 5, 2019, included 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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