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Lead Like a Woman Circle
March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pmFree
You’re invited to join the Lead Like a Woman Circle to explore the many facets of female leadership.
Our ‘lunch and learn’ style Circle meets virtually on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 12 PM.
We’ll delve into what female leadership looks like, hear from women in power about what female leaders need to thrive, and how we can be allies. We will discuss how to lead like a woman, role models to learn from, where to get started, and why female leaders are more important now than ever.
This month, our guest speaker is Hope Derrick.
Join us to help define what it means to Lead Like a Woman!
About Hope Derrick
Hope Derrick recently retired after working for U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-06) for 23 years over two stints. She is currently a communications consultant in Columbia, South Carolina.
From January 2019-February 2023, Hope worked in Washington, D.C. as Communications Director for Congressman Clyburn, during his four years as House Majority Whip. In this role, she managed a team of four and was responsible for all internal and external messaging. She previously served as Communication Director in Congressman Clyburn’s district office in Columbia from 1995-2013.
Between her two tenures with the Congressman’s office, Hope spent five years at the University of South Carolina in strategic communications and project management. She worked with the President’s office and the Dean of USC Libraries.
While at USC, she earned her Master’s in Library and Information Science. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and is a graduate of Spring Valley High School in Columbia.
Hope began her career as a radio and television reporter in Columbia and served as the South Carolina Democratic Party’s first Communications Director before joining the Congressman’s office.