Senator Tim Scott Launches “Women in Leadership” Series, Welcomes Carly Fiorina to South Carolina

Charleston, SC – Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will be coming to South Carolina next Monday as U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) launches his “Women in Leadership” series. The series will focus on highlighting both the successes of and the obstacles faced by women in all walks of life, including business, military, family and faith-based endeavors. Senator Scott is joined by honorary co-chairs State Representatives Shannon Erickson, Jenny Horne, Deborah Long, and Wendy Nanney in welcoming Ms. Fiorina to Trident Technical College on Monday, September 15 at 11:30AM. The hour-long event will be a town hall style exchange between Senator Scott and Ms. Fiorina, and questions will be taken from the audience. “I am excited to launch our Women in Leadership series to showcase the strength, determination and will shown everyday by women across South Carolina and the nation,” Senator Scott said. “I want to thank Carly Fiorina for joining us next Monday, as well as our honorary co-chairs that I had the pleasure of serving with in the South Carolina State House.” “I am looking forward to joining Senator Scott for the launch of this important new series,” Ms. Fiorina said. “I hope by sharing some of my experiences and by talking with women in South Carolina, we can emphasize both the amazing opportunities for women to succeed and how to remove the roadblocks that still stand in our way.” Those interested in attending the event should RSVP to Senator Scott’s Lowcountry office at (843) 727-4525 by NOON on Friday, September 12. The address of the event is Trident Technical College Building 920, 7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC. Carly Fiorina is a world-renowned business and non-profit leader. She started her career as a secretary and rose to become CEO of one of the largest companies in the world Hewlett Packard. Carly broke the corporate glass ceiling having been the first woman to ever lead a Fortune 50 company. On top of many career highlights Carly was named Fortune Magazine’s most powerful woman in business for six consecutive years. Currently, Carly chairs two non-profits: Good 360 and Opportunity International.