Women Vision SC 2019 Honorees

Meet the 2019 honorees below.

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Anita Singleton-Prather | Women Vision SC
Anita Singleton-Prather | Women Vision SC

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Anita Singleton-Prather grew up thinking she would study law and become a civil rights attorney. Instead she became a master storyteller, author and educator. Her work has influenced civil rights and...
Elaine Freeman  |  Women Vision SC
Elaine Freeman | Women Vision SC

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Elaine Freeman founded the ETV Endowment from her dining room table. For over 40 years, the member organization has funded and supported programming on SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio. Freeman...
Heather Holmquest | Women Vision SC
Heather Holmquest | Women Vision SC

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Heather Holmquest is not on social media. It’s a personal choice for her. Her style of management is to build relationships in-person. As president of the Maritime Association of South Carolina, she...
Hope Blackley | Women Vision SC
Hope Blackley | Women Vision SC

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Hope Blackley defines leadership as “making other leaders.” “It’s really that simple. I’m only as good as my team. And if my team isn’t good, then I’m not good,” she said. Hope Blackley served as...
Inez Tenenbaum  | Women Vision SC
Inez Tenenbaum | Women Vision SC

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Inez Tenenbaum entered law school in her 30s. She cashed out her state retirement to pay for her first year of law school. That was a turning point in her life, and she credits that move for later...
Jennifer Gutierrez Caldwell | Women Vision SC
Jennifer Gutierrez Caldwell | Women Vision SC

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Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell has been described as a “change-agent.” As director of Youth Services at Pendleton Place in Greenville, she works to keep children safe and support families in crisis. “I...
JoAnn Turnquist | Women Vision SC
JoAnn Turnquist | Women Vision SC

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JoAnn Turnquist has held leadership positions with the Clorox Company, Procter and Gamble and JohnsonDiversey. She moved from the corporate world to the world of philanthropy more than a decade ago...
Karen Alexander | Women Vision SC
Karen Alexander | Women Vision SC

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As Karen Alexander approached her 40th birthday, she took a risk and “stepped out on faith,” mortgaging her house, spending her savings and investments to launch the Auntie Karen Foundation. Her love...
Minor Mickel Shaw | Women Vision SC
Minor Mickel Shaw | Women Vision SC

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Minor Mickel Shaw grew up talking about business at the dinner table with her family. She said her parents always had confidence in her and felt strongly about giving back to the community. Today she...
Pastor Nannie Jefferies | Women Vision SC
Pastor Nannie Jefferies | Women Vision SC

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Pastor Nannie Jefferies would often visit the jails to encourage and pray for her church’s members and their children. She is the Pastor of Maranatha Free Church of Jesus Christ. During her visits...