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Published on February 13th, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Nika White joins the Furman University Women’s Leadership Institute’s Inaugural Class

Pictured Nika White

(Greenville, SC) Nika White, the Greenville Chamber’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, has been accepted to participate in Furman University’s Women’s Leadership Institute’s inaugural class.

The Women’s Leadership Institute of Furman is designed for women who have demonstrated successful leadership, community involvement and a desire to help others. It brings together a unique and powerful blend of knowledge shared by accomplished business leaders and experts from the academic community.

The purpose of the Institute is to provide participants with insights and ideas that are essential for navigating the increasingly competitive business world and learning the leadership skills of tomorrow. It provides participants with an advantage in today’s global environment while enhancing their appreciation for community and self.

According to White, “Furman University has such a wonderful reputation for offering valuable training and professional development to both private and public sector leaders. Years ago I participated in Connections, Furman’s leadership program for women, and I am very excited to experience the next level of that training through the Women’s Leadership Institute.”

About Furman University’s Women’s Leadership Institute

The Women’s Leadership Institute of Furman is designed for women who have demonstrated successful leadership, community involvement and a desire to help others. It brings together a unique and powerful blend of knowledge shared by accomplished business leaders and experts from the academic community.

The Leadership Class of 2015 consists of 34 members who were selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants. The class includes leaders from diverse backgrounds in corporations, law, governmental agencies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations.

The conference sessions, which take place from January to April, feature expert speakers and corporate educators addressing real world challenges and creative opportunities in business environments. The purpose of the Institute is to provide participants with insights and ideas that are essential for navigating the increasingly competitive business world and learning the leadership skills of tomorrow. It also provides participants with an advantage in today’s global environment while enhancing their appreciation for community and self.

For more information please contact Victoria Kirby, Director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development at 864-294-2156 or victoria.kirby@furman.edu.

About the Greenville Chamber

The Greenville Chamber, now in its 127th year of operation, is the largest business organization in Upstate South Carolina with over 2400 investors supporting the vision to build one of the premier business communities in the world by driving economic growth and prosperity, serving as an advocate for business interests, training future leaders and facilitating the workforce of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.greenvillechamber.org or call 864-242-1050.

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