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 ingenui

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 st

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 su

Benjamin Moves Up a Rung of Conference Leadership

Source: Charleston Business

June 28, 2016

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has been elected second vice president of the United States Conference of Mayors’s annual meeting in Indianapolis. The move positions Benjamin to assume the conference’s presidency in 2018. “Being elected by my peers to help lead an organization that has stood as the vo

Dalhi Myers Wins Richland Council District 10 Runoff

Source: The State, Sarah Ellis

June 28, 2016

Echoing the results of a special runoff election two weeks ago, voters in Richland County Council District 10 elected a political newcomer to begin a four-year council term in January. Attorney Dalhi Myers is the first person outside of Bernice Scott’s family to represent District 10 in nearly three

Liberty Fellowship Names New Board of Directors

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (June 27, 2016) – Seven leaders from across South Carolina make up the new Board of Directors for Liberty Fellowship, with Co-founder Hayne Hipp serving as Chair Emeritus. Active in Liberty Fellowship a combined 50 years, each of the new directors has a long-term commitmen

Catherine Templeton Mulling Run for Governor in 2018

Source: The Post and Courier

June 18, 2016

Count former DHEC director Catherine Templeton in the conversation for governor in 2018. Templeton recently told several of the other Republicans interested in succeeding Nikki Haley in the Governor’s Mansion that she would confirm to them by the end of the calendar year whether she’ll run. Right no