WIL Win! Campaign Activation Toolkit
We’ve built a roadmap to election victory for female candidates. Our new, free toolkit will help guide you through the process of running for office with a helpful timeline, resources, tools, and more!
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Join us at the Fixin’ to Lead Workshop to pinpoint what’s inspiring you to lead, explore the impact it will have on your personal and professional life, and identify the right opportunity to fit your interest and experience.
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New Online Leadership Courses
Learn tricks of the trade with SC WIL’s new online self-paced training courses.
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We are a multi-partisan, multi-racial alliance of women with a mission to move South Carolina forward socially, economically, educationally, and environmentally by sharing information, making connections, and encouraging engagement in local and state leadership opportunities.
The voting process must be transparent, with no unnecessary barriers. To help achieve this crucial part of our democratic process, we focus on the areas of redistricting, voting technology, and vote verification.
Did you know that SC ranks a dismal 47th among the 50 states in the number of women in elected office? Since 2018, we’ve been working to encourage and support more women running for public office.
Political polarization is increasingly intense. We believe that cooperation and respectful conversations can help decrease partisan tensions and that elevating more women in Congress will increase democratic legitimacy and simple justice.
SC Women in Leadership (SC WIL) is celebrating its fifth birthday as an organization and many women gathered on the state house steps Tuesday to show support. Members of the South Carolina Women’s Legislative Caucus, SC WIL Founders and friends were in attendance to acknowledge what the organization has accomplished so far and their plans for the future.
If there’s one thing you hear more these days from women across South Carolina, it’s this: “I am sick and tired of men telling us what to do – what to do with our bodies, what to do with our brains, what to do with our lives.”
So more women are getting active. If they win more elections, South Carolina will be better off.
The 2023 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award® will be presented to five women Senators from South Carolina – Katrina Shealy, Margie Bright Matthews, Mia McLeod, Sandy Senn, and Penry Gustafson – who formed a bipartisan coalition to filibuster a near-total abortion ban in their state.
By Sherry Shealy Martschink Way back in my college days, as a teenaged student at Columbia College,…
Published August 2018 Available in the Richland Library collection in print format. Think Like A CEO, Act…
(1883 – 1942) Once women achieved the right to vote in 1920 Lena Springs, from Lancaster, SC, became the first…