Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Shirley McClerklin-Motley, PhD

Title: 1) Compliance Officer 2) Adjunct Professor 3) Consultant 4) Trainer

Company: 1) Premier Spinal Health 2) Johnson C. Smith University 3) Fact Forward, South Carolina 4) South Carolina Foster Parent Association

Location: Cayce, South Carolina, United States




  • Advocates Against Human Trafficking
  • Alpha Chi
  • Alpha Kappa Mu
  • Association of Black Writers
  • Benedict College
  • Capella University
  • Cayce Board of Zoning Appeals (board member)
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Fact Forward
  • National Association of Christian Social Workers
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Refuge House of Prayer Church (local missionary president, district four missionary supervisor)
  • South Carolina Foster Parent Association
  • University of South Carolina


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2024)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2024)
  • Honoree, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2023)
  • Social Work Educator of the Year Award, National Association of Social Workers South Carolina Chapter (2016)
  • Recipient, Director’s Community Leadership Award, Federal Bureau of Investigation (2015)
  • Honoree, Bachelor of Social Work Student of the Year, National Association of Social Workers
  • Inductee, Dean’s List, Benedict College
  • Inductee, President’s List, Benedict College
  • Inductee, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • Proclamation, Outstanding Community Service, Mayor of Columbia and Mayor of West Columbia
  • Recipient, Award, HIV/AIDS Presentations, South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association, the South Carolina Drug School and the Southeastern Drug School
  • Recipient, Master Professor Award, Coker College
  • Recipient, Minority Access to Research Careers Scholarship
  • Recipient, Minority Biological Research Scholarship
  • Recipient, Minority Fellowship, University of South Carolina
  • Recipient, Outstanding Community Service Award, Cayce/West Columbia National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Recipient, Outstanding Community Service Award, CUSH Foundation
  • Recipient, Outstanding Community Service Award, Radio Station 95.3

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