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Goose Creek Puts Spotlight on Women

This past March 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, the city of Goose Creek spotlighted the women on its city council. Councilwoman Melissa Enos-Sims has served on the city council since 2020 and is also a U.S. Navy Veteran. Sims recently took on the position of Lowcountry Director of Outreach with S.C. Women Lead, a multipartisan organization that encourages women to become informed and engage in public issues.

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Storytelling In Mentoring: How To Invest In Women Leaders

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, if economic trends continue as they are “the US will take 208 years to close its gender gap.” If we want to see this rate of change accelerated, we must commit to raising women leaders who can tell their own stories to increase the impact of their leadership. A powerful way to do this is through mentoring.

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The Supreme Court Seems Bitterly Divided. Two Female Justices Say Otherwise.

The bitter confirmation battle was behind her, and Amy Coney Barrett was the nation’s newest Supreme Court justice — a conservative protégé of the late Antonin Scalia whose antiabortion bona fides helped make her President Donald Trump’s pick to cement a 6-3 supermajority.

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Lessons From the Women Leading Today’s Fight for Voting Rights

Last October, Leah Aden made history when she stood at the U.S. Supreme Court lectern to argue against South Carolina’s racially discriminatory congressional map. Aden, a tenacious voting rights and redistricting litigator at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, joined a small but redoubtable handful of Black women attorneys who have advocated before the nation’s high court over the last few decades.

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Even the White House Has a Gender Pay Gap

The disparity in Biden’s White House is slightly smaller than it was in Trump’s, but women still earn less. The biggest difference, though, is in their policies.