Charlotte Profiles In Color (PinC) features emerging and established women of color who live in the greater Charlotte, North Carolina community. It also features woman known throughout the world for their professionalism and excellence in a wide array of industries and fields. This inaugural issue focuses on an eclectic group of local Charlotteans who are helping to make our city the leader in the new and progressive South. Charlotte PINC aims to empower professionals of color by addressing issues in diversity and inclusion, sharing tools for enrichment, fostering long-lasting partnerships and recognizing the achievements of a diverse array of women leaders. We look forward to bringing Charlotte’s PinC each month.