Women in Leadership

Successful women making a difference in their chosen professions! 

Successful women making a difference in their chosen professions! 

Frida Kahlo | July Factoids

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Explore the life and art of Frida Kahlo, the renowned Mexican portrait artist. From her near-fatal accident to her iconic self-portraits, delve into Kahlo's bold use of colors and incorporation of...
Elizabeth Evelyn Wright | Carolina Snaps

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Elizabeth Evelyn Wright’s dream of establishing a school in South Carolina would come true in 1897. Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, a graduate of Tuskegee Institute, had a deep desire to open a school where...
Mary Simms Oliphant | Carolina Snaps

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South Carolina historian Mary C. Simms Oliphant became the first woman to receive the Order of the Palmetto. Born in Barnwell County, Mary C. Simms Oliphant was the granddaughter of novelist and...
Mary McLeod Bethune | Carolina Snaps

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Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune is hailed as one of the most influential African American educators and Civil Rights figures, during the first half of the 20th century. Born on a cotton farm in Mayesville, SC...
Darla Moore | Carolina Snaps

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Did you know Darla Moore was the first woman featured on the cover of Fortune Magazine and was listed as one of Fortune’s “50 Most Powerful Women in Business”? Born and raised in Lake City, South...
Avery Research Center | Let's Go!

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is located on the site of the former Avery Normal Institute. It was a hub for Charleston’s African American community from 1865–1954...
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3D VR - Avery Research Center | Let's Go!

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is located on the site of the former Avery Normal Institute. It was a hub for Charleston’s African American community from 1865–1954...