Women Vision SC

FULL INTERVIEW: JoAnn Turnquist

July 2, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
JoAnn Turnquist

President & CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation; Former Chair, Richland County Library 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Minor Mickel Shaw

June 25, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Minor Mickel Shaw

President, Micco, LLC; Chairman of the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Hope Blackley

June 18, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Hope Blackey

District Director, Office of U.S. Representative William Timmons (SC-04) Former Spartanburg County Clerk of Court 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Heather Holmquest

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Heather Holmquest

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 oversees an association that includes 240 member companies in Charleston...

FULL INTERVIEW: Elaine T. Freeman

June 4, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O’Bryon
Elaine Freeman

Founder, ETV Endowment; Executive Producer, South Carolinians in WW II 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Karen Alexander

May 28, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O’Bryon
Karen Alexander

President and CEO, Auntie Karen Foundation; Producer, songwriter, author 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Jennifer Guitierrez Caldwell

Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell is the Director of Youth Services at Pendleton Place. 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Inez Tenenbaum

May 14, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Inez Tenenbaum

Inez Tenenbaum practices law at Wyche, P.A. in Columbia and Greenville. She is the former Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the former Superintendent of Education for South Carolina. Inez Tenenbaum entered law school in her 30s. She cashed out her...

FULL INTERVIEW: Anita Singleton-Prather

May 7, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Anita Singleton-Prather

Also known as Aunt Pearlie Sue, Singleton-Prather is an educator, storyteller, and historian of the Gullah culture. 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...

FULL INTERVIEW: Chief Justice (Ret.) Jean H. Toal

April 30, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O’Bryon
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Who are some of South Carolina’s leading women in the fields of business, government, public service, and the arts? What was their personal journey to success and what common themes helped them develop a vision for achievement? South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV's Women...

South Carolina ETV hosts "Women Vision S.C." event, recognizing women leaders from across the state

April 25, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC
Women Vision S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) recognized 11 women leaders from across the state yesterday at the organization’s “Women Vision S.C.” event. Taking place at SCETV’s Telecommunications Center in Columbia, portions of the evening’s ceremony were...

JoAnn Turnquist

April 15, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
JoAnn Turnquist

President & CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation Former Chair, Richland County Library 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...

South Carolina Chief Justice (Ret.) Jean Hoefer Toal

April 12, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Jean Toal

Former Chief Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court Former South Carolina Representative, representing Richland County South Carolina Chief Justice (Ret.) Jean Hoefer Toal has a saying, “if you get a little something, leave the ladder down and pull your sisters up the ladder...

Inez M. Tenenbaum

April 11, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Inez M. Tenenbaum

Practices law at Wyche, P.A. in Columbia and Greenville Former Chairman, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Former South Carolina Superintendent of Education Inez Tenenbaum entered law school in her 30s. She cashed out her state retirement to pay for her first year of...

Anita Singleton-Prather

April 10, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
Anita Singleton-Prather

Also known as Aunt Pearlie Sue Educator, storyteller, historian on the Gullah culture 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...

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