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SC needs more women — and men — to volunteer in state government

Post and Courier Actually, the diversity that improves government — and all organizations — needs women as well as men, blacks as well as whites or even Democrats as well as Republicans. It includes young, old and every age in between, professionals and laypeople, parents and non-parents, married, single and divorced, rural, urban and suburban, …

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SC launches project to get more women appointed to state boards, commissions

Post and Courier A group that encourages women to get involved in the political process is launching a program to recruit women for positions on boards and commissions that are appointed by the governor. SC Women in Leadership, the nonpartisan group launched earlier this year in an effort to encourage women statewide to seek elected …

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Circle of Women in Leadership holds first meeting in Aiken County

Aiken Standard Dozens of women gathered in the Penland Building on the campus of USC Aiken on Monday night for the area’s first Circle of Women in Leadership meeting. Women in Leadership is a multi-partisan organization that seeks to promote women in areas of local community leadership.Barbara Rackes, the group’s president, said there are nine …

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New women’s leadership group has its sights on Aiken County

North Augusta Star Circles of Women in Leadership, a new group focused on women’s advancement in South Carolina, will be reaching out to Aiken County to promote and support local women in leadership positions. The group is a self-proclaimed “multi-partisan” organization whose focus is to encourage women’s participation in politics and policy making. Barbara Rackes, …

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How Women Can Take The Lead In Levelling The Playing Field

Forbes Emboldening women to put themselves ‘out there’ requires nurturing their courage to risk backlash (think sitting female members of Congress). Among the ways women can demonstrate leadership qualities are playing up their individual strengths and avoiding “out-of-power” language. Women can also use their voice to support other women in their organizations. Read more>>>

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