February 27, 2019

Start with 11 amazing ladies who are full of love. Introduce them to an innovative corporal with the Charleston Police Department (CPD). And what do you get?

I met Kelly Shafer in 2009 while working my summer internship at Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC...

February 11, 2019

A life of service is the only thing Brigadier General Paige Hunter has known...

When you meet Brittany Javins, a few things will be immediately evident. She is young and energetic, she has a passion for her hometown, and is a tireless ambassador for the arts.

When you meet Brittany Javins, a few things will be immediately evident. She is young and energetic, she has a passion for her hometown, and is a tireless ambassador for the arts.

January 30, 2018

Each year in the selection process I go in feeling like there is no way we can find 5 new women that totally embrace the YWCA mission, but we do, and this year is no exception.

Over the course of her life, Walker has worked tirelessly as an advocate for women’s rights and racial justice, and has been a steadfast supporter of improving access to mental health services and tearing down the stigma of mental health issues.

With three young children – two with serious health conditions – creating financial independence as a single mom was no easy feat. But because life had taught Whitney the value of self-reliance, she trusted the YWCA Mel Wolf Child Development Center to care for her chi...

As a young professional I was at awe at watching Jan as she entered a room and seeing the respect she commanded and watching how people reacted to her leadership and guidance. For woman to dominate and command respect in a man’s world throughout her professional career...

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