In 2016, Wilson shepherded a one-year strategic planning process that yielded focus areas and goals that will propel the City of Columbia towards the future. The plan challenges citizens to envision Columbia in the year 2036. Seven focus areas and five goals are outlined in the City Council Vision Statement called Envision Columbia. Wilson and the City’s Executive Leadership team have developed a work plan that is closely connected to the Envision Columbia goals. The internal work plan will be re-evaluated and updated every two years.
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Lead Like a Woman Circle
November 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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. This month’s meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 28.
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 Teresa Wilson.
Join us to help define what it means to Lead Like a Woman!
About the Speaker:
As a municipal trailblazer, City Manager Teresa Wilson leads the executive team for South Carolina’s capital city. Columbia is growing and developing on a daily basis, and City Manager Wilson is focused on taking the city’s operations to the next level. On a daily basis, she works diligently to address the needs of residents in the community, while also focusing on public safety and economic development initiatives. Teresa Wilson is a proven leader and has hands-on experience working with the business community to develop projects that will be catalysts for future economic growth. Enhancing the quality of life in Columbia is a primary focus for City Manager Wilson and her commitment was aptly displayed during the process to identify and select a strong leader to transform the Columbia Police Department. Public safety, which includes fire protection and emergency services, is at the core of not only the stability of neighborhoods but also the continued success of the business community. Code enforcement operations have also been merged into the police department to solidify the process for maintaining clean, safe communities and hospitality districts.