Women Unite for Annual Awards Luncheon

The conference room of the Charleston Marriott was filled with members of the Trident United Way Women’s Leadership Council, an affinity group of engaged, philanthropic women who have made a $1,000+ commitment to Trident United Way. The group, which has been led by Ingevity’s Christian MacIver for the past year, came together to recognize the work of three special women who have made a different in our community.

Michelle Mapp, CEO of South Carolina Community Loan Fund, opened the program with an engaging speech on the status of the Tri-County area and the collective impact of women. MacIver then presented Teresa Vaughn, Vice President of Human Resources at Johnson & Johnson Insurance with the Behind the Scenes Hero Award for her selfless work on the Steering Committee with WLC and her countless volunteer efforts with TUW and others. Kathleen Condon-Montgomery, Vice President of Treasury Services for The InterTech Group, Inc. was earned the Role Model award for her dedication helping people create a better tomorrow for themselves. Finally, Dr. Reshma Khan, Founder and Executive Director of Shifa Free Clinic was named the Nonprofit Leader of the Year as a result of her work providing care to the uninsured population.

As the council thanked MacIver for her service and welcomed incoming Women’s Leadership Council Chair Stacy Cannon, the Steering Committee also unveiled the group’s new name: Women United. TUW has joined other United Ways in renaming this group to better reflect the integral part the group plays within the organization.

Trident United Way is especially thankful to Lowcountry Women’s Specialists for sponsoring this luncheon so that your investments could be reserved for impacting our community.