The Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women brings together women from all walks of life for two days of education, professional and personal development, and networking. Entrepreneurs, professionals, community volunteers and activists, and students all enjoy this dynamic program with incredible opportunities to learn and grow.
The Celebration of Inspiring Women honors remarkable individuals and celebrates their contributions to our state, region, nation, and the world. The awards were created as an important and lasting way to recognize the incredible achievements of women with ties to South Carolina. Since the inception in 2011, WIPL has awarded over 200 scholarships to Coastal Carolina students, 29 received WIPL scholarships 2018-2019 academic year. The Women's Leadership Conference has recognized 44 women who have made a significant impact in South Carolina and the nation. Learn more >>
Stay tuned for updates on 2020 Speaker announcements. Here are the speakers from 2019. The Women's Leadership Conference seeks to educate, motivate and challenge women to lead change in their lives, their communities and the world. The 2019 program featured notable speakers from the fields of business, science, culture and more. Speakers included:
Award-winning co-author of acclaimed book "The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition."
Businesswoman, entrepreneur, educator, ambassador, author, mentor and presidential appointee
Co-founder, president and CEO of Vital Voices Global Partnership, a non-governmental organization
Clinical health psychologist, earned Diplomate from the American Board of Professional Psychology
Tidelands Health will present a daylong expo titled “Better! Be strong. Be healthy. Be you.” It will feature two breakout sessions focusing on women’s health topics and three activity areas in a 4,500-square-foot space outside the main conference hall. The Tidelands Health activity areas will give attendees opportunities to explore how they can care for their minds and bodies through proper nutrition and regular health screenings, by building physical strength, and by finding ways to reduce stress and develop a positive work-life balance. Find out more >>
The 2020 Women in Philanthropy and Leadership Women's Leadership Conference and Celebration of Inspiring Women will be held at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center, located two blocks from the ocean and approximately 10 minutes from Myrtle Beach International Airport.
Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel
2101 North Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
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