YWCA Greater Charleston

MLK Celebration 2018 | Breakfast Info

 
 
Join us for the 10-day MLK Celebration's capstone event on January 16! Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, our honorary chairman, will start it off. Always an inspiring and moving event, this year keynote speaker Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina, will address more than 600 enthusiastic attendees at the Gaillard Center.
 
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Ms. Robinson-Berry has been honored for her work in diversity, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by a variety of global organizations, including the National Society of Black Engineers and members of the United States Congress.
 
In 2017 Women’s Enterprise magazine ranked her among its Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity, and the Long Beach chapter of the NAACP named her Woman of the Year. 
 
She has also been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Business by Black Enterprise magazine, honored with the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Women in Aerospace organization, received the Woman of Distinction & Accomplishment award at the Washington State African American Achievement Awards, and was featured by Charleston Business magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Charleston.