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Dr. Barbara L. Shaw

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Board Member

Local Address: North Carolina, United States
National Council Of Negro Women Inc
633 Pennsylvania Ave. , NW ,
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20004
United States

Company Description: The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) is a council of national African American women's organizations and community-based sections. Founded in 1935, the...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • The Johns Hopkins University , School of Writing
  • Honorary Doctorate
    Livingstone College
82 Total References
Web References
NCNW's Executive Committee | NCNW | Board of Directors, 8 Oct 2014 [cached]
Women's Home Overseas Missionary Society, 9 May 2007 [cached]
President | President Barbara L. ShawWomen's Home Overseas Missionary Society
Dr. Barbara L. Shaw President
Dr. Barbara Louise Shaw General President Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society Of The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church A product of four generations in the A.M.E. Zion Church, born in Wilmington, North Carolina, Barbara L. Shaw was spiritually developed and reared in the Pennsylvania Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church (Baltimore, Maryland).
Ms. Shaw was educated in the public schools in Baltimore; Morgan State College (now 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, Barbara L. Shaw presides over 800,000 women on five continents.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 and in February 2006, an Honorary Doctorate from Livingstone College (Salisbury, North Carolina).Ms. Shaw is a member of the Executive Board of the National Council of Negro Women and National Chair of the 2005-2006 Affiliates Assembly; member of the Balm in Gilead (a National AIDS Advocacy Organization)Advisory Board; member of the Executive Board for Church World Services, National Council of Churches; and member of the Executive Committee of the World Methodist Council.On July 16, 2006 at the 11th Assembly of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women, held in Jeju Island, Korea, Dr. Shaw was installed as President of the North Area of the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women.The Prayer of Jabez (1 Chronicles 4) was her campaign prayer and continues today as she travels to conferences 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."
Board of Directors, 16 Aug 2014 [cached]
Dr. Barbara Shaw
Immediate Past President
National Council of Negro Women
National Board Members, 19 Mar 2015 [cached]
Barbara Shaw
General President
Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society
The Balm in Gilead Launches Historical Partnership to Address Health Disparities, 12 July 2004 [cached]
Barbara Shaw, national president of the African MethodistEpiscopal Zion Church, Women's Home and Overseas Missionary
Mrs. Jamesina Evans, national president of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, National Women Missionary Society; Mrs. Barbara Shaw, national president of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Women's Home and Overseas Missionary Society; and Dr. Elnora Hamb, national president of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Women's Missionary Council stood tall with Pernessa Seele, Founder/CEO of the Balm In Gilead and Board Chair, Erline Belton to launch this partnership at a press conference held at the New York Academy of Sciences.
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