Honorees for SC Biz News’ Lowcountry Diversity Leadership Awards have been chosen, based on the overall criteria of leadership, impact, sustainability and focus.
This recognition highlights both individuals and organizations that make diversity, equity and inclusion a strategic priority in policy and practice in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.
The 2023 honorees are:
|Lewis Booth||Charleston Place Hotel||Ally for the Future Workforce|
|Adrian Cain||Cain Consulting||Ally for the Future Workforce|
|Laurie Smith||Explore Charleston/ Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau||Ally for the Future Workforce|
|Pedro De Armas||El Informador Newspaper||Individual|
|Kenya Dunn||PFW Coaching and Consulting||Individual|
|Chivon Gilliard||South Carolina Federal Credit Union||Individual|
|Vanessa Gongora||Norsan Media||Individual|
|Renee Linyard-Gray||Roper St. Francis Healthcare||Individual|
|Michael Allen||Tasty Treats||Lifetime Achievement|
|Keirsten Boyd||South Carolina Federal Credit Union||Rising Star|
|Grace Hamilton||Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce||Rising Star|
|Jana Riley||Public Works Art Center||Rising Star|
|Charleston County Government||Distinguished Municipality|
|Job Impulse||Medium/Large Business|
|Select Health of South Carolina||Medium/Large Business|
|Camp Rise Above||Big Heart Award|
|Just Bee||Big Heart Award|
|Charleston Wine + Food||Big Heart Award|
|Charleston Promise Neighborhood||Big Heart Award|
|We Are Sharing Hope SC||Big Heart Award|
|Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Co.||Keystone Award|
|Pattison's Academy||Noteworthy Network|
|Together SC||Noteworthy Network|
|Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce||Noteworthy Network|
A celebratory virtual event is scheduled for 10:30 to noon on March 23. Registration is open now.
The event is hosted by Charleston Regional Business Journal and The Riley Institute at Furman University, and presented by HCA Healthcare.