Devine Selected for National Women in Government Program

Source: The State

August 2, 2016

Columbia City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine has been selected as one of 25 national members of the Women in Government Leadership Program Class of 2017. The program highlights elected women from across the nation to acknowledge their contributions, provide leadership development and mentor the

Read Up to Launch in Greenville

Source: The Greenville News, Angelia Davis

August 2, 2016

Famous authors, book signings, interactive events and panel discussions will happen in the Peace Center on Aug. 6 as part of the first Read Up Greenville. Read Up is an event intended to encourage youth to maintain a love for reading and to encourage non-readers to become readers. The event will

Clemson, Greenville Doctors Seek Answer to Pre-Term Birth

Source: The Greenville News, Liv Osby

July 12, 2016

Ever since starting a group prenatal care program, Dr. Amy Crockett has seen a reduction in preterm births among women enrolled. Now she and her team, along with partners from Clemson University, are embarking on a study to determine whether it’s the program that’s made the difference or some other

Columbia Mayor Chosen to Spotlight ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiatives

Source: The Post and Courier, Emma Dumain

July 6, 2016

WASHINGTON — South Carolina’s capital city has been singled out as a success story for how other towns can get inspired by “My Brother’s Keeper,” President Barack Obama’s initiative to empower boys and young men of color through combinations of federal grants, public-private partnerships and

I'm with Her: Women and Leadership

Source: Star Chefs, Lisa Elbert

July 5, 2016

In sheer numbers, women dominate the worlds of higher education and business. But when it comes to postions of power, influence, and leadership, the numbers are less than inspiring. At the 2016 Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR) conference in Los Angeles, Jodie McLean, CEO of Edens, laid out the

Aspen Institute Announces 2016 Braddock Scholars

Source: The Aspen Institute

July 1, 2016

Washington DC, July 1, 2016 – The Aspen Institute today announced its 2016 class of Braddock Scholars. The Braddock Scholars program is designed to support members of the Aspen Global Leadership Network that are leading innovative organizations that have the potential to make a transformative impact

Leighton Lord elected Board Chairman of Nexsen Pruet law firm

Source: Midlands Biz

June 30, 2016

Nexsen Pruet attorneys have elected Leighton Lord as the law firm’s Chairman of the Board, effective July 1, 2016. As Chairman, Lord will shape the vision and strategy for the eight offices of the firm. “Leighton and I have worked together for more than 22 years, and he has my full confidence and