Women in Leadership

Successful women making a difference in their chosen professions! 

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Darla Moore | Women Vision SC
Darla Moore | Women Vision SC

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When Darla Moore began business school at George Washington University, she said she “didn’t know what a balance sheet was.” After graduating with her MBA, she began work in banking in New York City...
Malissa Burnette | Women Vision SC
Malissa Burnette | Women Vision SC

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Malissa Burnette is an award-winning attorney and advocate for equal rights for all. She is co-founder of the Burnette Shutt & McDaniel law firm in Columbia. She waged a legal battle to change the...
Tameika Isaac Devine | Women Vision SC
Tameika Isaac Devine | Women Vision SC

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Tameika Isaac Devine was age 29 when she ran for office for the first time. She became the first African American female and the youngest person on the Columbia City Council. She recalls winning that...
Betty Jo Rhea | Women Vision SC
Betty Jo Rhea | Women Vision SC

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Betty Jo Rhea served as Mayor of Rock Hill for 12 years and as a member of the City Council for 8 years. She was referred to as “the people’s mayor.” When she took over as mayor, unemployment stood at...
Keisha Hawes | Women Vision SC
Keisha Hawes | Women Vision SC

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Keisha Hawes was age 31 when she had a heart attack. She was a wife and mother, who was holding down several part-time jobs in the Charleston area to help to make ends meet. She has taken the...
Lou Kennedy | Women Vision SC
Lou Kennedy | Women Vision SC

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As president, CEO and owner of Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Lou Kennedy runs a global company out of West Columbia, South Carolina. She and her husband helped establish the Kennedy Pharmacy...
T. Lilly Little Water | Women Vision SC
T. Lilly Little Water | Women Vision SC

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T. Lilly Little Water began her life’s passion of advocating for Indigenous People at age seventeen. “It’s something intangible and inexplicable that drives me. It feels like there are also a 1000...
Ann Timberlake | Women Vision SC
Ann Timberlake | Women Vision SC

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Fresh out of Newcomb College at Tulane, Ann Timberlake came back to South Carolina and instead of taking up civil rights or the war, she said she “wanted to save trees.” She became one of South...