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Barbara L. Shaw

16th General President

Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society

HQ Phone:  (704) 599-4630

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Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society

3225 West Sugar Creek Road

Charlotte, North Carolina,28269

United States

Company Description

The Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society is the oldest and largest organizations of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In 1880, the Society was formed in response to an overseas church-planting venture by the denomination. More than 130 years... more

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Background Information

Employment History

North American Area President

World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women


International President Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Corporation


Affiliations

National Council of Negro Women Inc

Chair


Children's Defense Fund

Board Member


Gilead Inc

Board Member


National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Board Member


Church World Service

Member of the Executive Board


World Methodist Council

Member of the Executive Committee


WH&OM Society

Inernational President


Education

The Johns Hopkins University , School of Writing


Honorary Doctorate

Livingstone College


Web References(86 Total References)


National Board Members

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Barbara Shaw
General President Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society


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Battle also thanked the woman who recommended him for induction, Dr. Barbara Shaw, past international president of the Women's Home & Overseas Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Zion Church, and many others, including Livingstone College President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr. and Jenkins' wife, Dr. Faleese Moore Jenkins.


Board of Directors

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Barbara Shaw
Barbara Shaw Child Advocate


Women Empowerment Motivation Leadership Career Lifestyle Female Executives, WOMEN AT LIBERTY--Women Making History 2011 WHM-BarbaraShaw

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Barbara L. Shaw
Civic & Religious Leadership Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, Barbara L. Shaw was spiritually developed and reared in the Pennsylvania Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church (Baltimore, Maryland) where she served in many positions. She is a dedicated mother and grandmother who understands and values the importance of family. Dr. Shaw was educated in the public schools in Baltimore; Morgan State University; and completed graduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University, School of Writing. Professionally, she has served as a teacher in the Baltimore City Public School System; a producer with Maryland Public Television; and a Prison Administrator with the State of Maryland. In October, 1997, she retired from the State of Maryland after 30 years of service. In August 2003, Dr. Shaw was elected the 16th General President of the Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In this position, she presides over 800,000+ women on five continents. Dr. Shaw is a product of four generations in the A.M.E. Zion Church. In August of 2007, she was re-elected as General President. In Jeju, Korea in July 2006, she was installed as the North American Area President of The World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women. In this position she presides over women representing all divisions of Methodism (United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, Christian Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion & Uniting Churches from the United States, The Nations of the Caribbean and Canada. At the 16th World Assembly of the World's Methodist Council, she was elected chairman of the Family Life Committee (a first for the Black Methodist Church). In December 2009 at the National Convention of National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), Dr. Shaw was elected one of the Vice Chairs of the NCNW Board of Directors, then elected Chair of NCNW in 2010, is National Chair of the Affiliates Assembly and The Unity Drive. She also serves as Member of the Board for Children's Defense Fund; Member of the Board of Trustees Harriett Tubman Home; Member of The Balm in Gilead (a National AIDS Advocacy Organization) Advisory Board; Executive Board Member of the Institute of Church Administration and Management; Member of the Executive Board for Church World Services, and National Council of Churches. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Hood-Speaks Theological Seminary of the University of Calabar (Cross River State, Nigeria, West Africa) in June 2005. In February 2006, Dr. Shaw was the keynote speaker at Livingstone College Founders Day and following her message she received an Honorary Doctorate from Livingstone College (Salisbury, North Carolina). The Prayer of Jabez (1 Chronicles 4) continues to be her prayer as she travels on all continents utilizing her leadership skills and sharing God's Word with all she comes in contact with: "O That you would bless me indeed and enlarge my territory ... and God granted the request." As an educator, administrator, and extraordinary spiritual leader, Dr. Barbara L. Shaw has been committed to the struggle for the equality of human rights for all people. She exemplifies a passionate dedication for a just society. Dr. Shaw was nominated by Vicky Evans-McCrarey, President of the Mitchellville-Bowie Section of the National Council of Negro Women.


The Balm in Gilead

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Dr. Barbara L. Shaw, International President, Women’s Home and Overseas Missionary Society
The Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society (W.H.&O.M.S) of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is the oldest and largest organization of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. The birth of the W.H.&O.M.S. occurred in 1880 at the Old Ship AME Zion Church in Montgomery, Alabama for the purpose of integrating AME Zion Church women in mission ministry. More than 125 years later, with a membership of 1,000,000, the W.H.&O.M.S. is involved in the diverse cultures of West, Central and South Africa, England, India, Guyana, the Caribbean Islands, as well as the continental United States. The WH&OMS continues to promote growth in the knowledge and understanding of God and His plan of redemption for the world; teach the concepts of Christian missions and provide experiences for participation in mission work and its ministries; exemplify the principles of Christian living and to win others to Christ; promote the cause of World Evangelism; and serve as a financial support system to undergird the world mission outreach of the AME Zion church at home and overseas. In August 2003, Dr. Barbara Louise Shaw was elected the 16th International President of the Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. In this position, Dr. Shaw presides over the religious lives of women on five continents.


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