Dr. Barbara L. Shaw
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society :: Dr. Barbara Louise Shaw
Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society
3225 West Sugar Creek Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28269
Dr. Barbara Louise Shaw
is the General President Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society Of The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Dr. Shaw was born in Wilmington, North Carolina.
spiritual development was in the Pennsylvania Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church
, Baltimore, Maryland.
was educated in the public schools in Baltimore; Morgan State University; Notre Dame College; and 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, where she retired after 30 years of service.
In August 2003, Ms. 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 800,000 women on five continents.