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In Higher Education

Are you new to academia and looking for ways to connect with other scholars in or outside of your field of expertise? Need to jump-start your career and are looking for mentors to guide you? Then SCWHE events are a wonderful opportunity for you!

2024 SCWHE Annual Conference



You become a member of SCWHE when you support, participate and/or contribute to SCWHE activities. There are no membership dues.

Be a part of a dynamic group of individuals who support the advancement of women  – Get involved in SCWHE!

Network with higher education professionals
Participate in a variety of development training workshops for your personal and professional growth

a mentor

Communicate with your counterparts at other SC institutions
women leaders
Attend the annual conference to learn about current issues and trends facing higher education

ACE Inclusive Excellence Group Partner

SCWHE is a partner of The American Council on Education’s Inclusive Excellence Group which provides the national direction for women’s leadership development and career advancement.

Inclusive Excellence

Valuable professional development

National System

Advancing women in higher education

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Expert Team

Featured Event

SCWHE Virtual Series: Workplace Trauma Especially For Women

About the Session

Learn how traumatic stress can occur and explore ways for individuals to protect themselves and their colleagues in the workplace.

About the Presenter

Crystal Edwards is the Student Wellness & Accessibility Manager at Aiken Technical College. Crystal oversees counseling, disability accommodations, and wellness initiatives, including the ATC Wellness Center, Blessing Box, and community resources. Crystal is the Executive Director at Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center, a nonprofit organization serving at-risk youth and their families in Edgefield County. She was selected as a 2023 SCALE Fellow with the Riley Institute at Furman University. Additionally, she serves as the Youth Development and Community Engagement liaison at the Walk of Faith Tabernacle of Worship. She has over ten years of experience in student success methodologies and community development. Crystal holds a Master of Education in Teaching & Learning and is pursuing a Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling.

Institutional Reps

Who are the Institutional Representatives? They are the backbone of SCWHE. They are volunteers at educational institutions across the state who actively promote the mission and goals of SCHWE among their institutions. Is your education institution represented? If so, drop your rep an email and make a commitment to meet and share what is new. Is your institution not represented? Email an Executive Board Member to find out how to become an Institutional Representative.

Join Us

Be a part of a dynamic group of individuals who support the advancement of women – Get involved in SCWHE!