Build Racial and Gender Representation from the Ground Up

Lack of diverse representation in leadership limits the ability to harness the insight, knowledge and solution-creation for communities statewide. Persistent underrepresentation of women remains a challenge at all levels of public service, from local to federal service -  and even more so for women of ...
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Increase the Collective Influence of Women in Leadership from the Ground Up

Women get things done. SCWIL intends to increase their influence by strengthening their skills, networks, and alliances. We have different political beliefs and live in an era of unprecedented polarization, yet women have demonstrated the ability to identify common goals, collaborate, and work together on ...
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NEW Episode!

NEW Episode!

S.C. Senator Mia McLeod and former S.C. Representative Jenny Horne share insider perspectives on redistricting as incumbent candidates whose districts were redrawn following the 2010 Census and how you can advocate for fairness and transparency as district maps are drawn based on the final 2020 Census numbers.
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Volunteer Management & Communication Strategies for Social Impact

Volunteer Management & Communication Strategies for Social Impact

Join us for an interactive, small-group workshop to learn best practices for recruiting, engaging, and managing volunteers and basic steps for developing communication campaigns to share the identity and values of your program.
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Apply for a city or county board

Apply for a city or county board

Hundreds of seats are open on local boards and commissions. Put your skills and experience to work where it counts the most: in your community. Examples of local boards or commissions include planning and zoning, libraries, health, and compensation.
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Redistricting

Redistricting

Every ten years legislative districts are drawn based on the Census. How our legislative districts are drawn affects our representation in the U.S. House of Representatives and State House, in County Council, down to your local school board.
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Finding Common Ground

Finding Common Ground

In a time of intense and complicated economic, political and social divides, our Finding Common Ground series spotlights women leaders who despite political differences, are working together in the interest of moving South Carolina forward.
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WIL Read

WIL Read

This month, we’re spotlighting two titles on public service. Check out Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump and After You Vote: A Woman’s Guide to Making an Impact, from Town Hall to Capitol Hill, as well as our other recommendations for adults, teens & children.
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Meet Our Founders

Founders Spotlight:  Lila Anna Sauls
Founders Spotlight: Mike Brenan
Founders Spotlight: Susie Shannon
Founders Spotlight:  Kelly-O-Toney
Founders Spotlight: Sarena Burch
Founders Spotlight: Jean Cecil Frick

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