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National Council Of Negro Women Inc

HQ Phone: (202) 737-0120

National Council Of Negro Women Inc

633 Pennsylvania Ave. , NW

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20004

United States

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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 NCNW mission is to lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support... more

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Board Member
Children's Defense Fund

Board Member
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Inc

Member of the Executive Board
Church World Service

Member of the Executive Committee
World Methodist Council

Web References (146 Total References)

NCBCP: Board of Directors

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Dr. Barbara Shaw Chair of the Board & President National Council of Negro Women

NCNW-TAMPA METROPOLITAN Section - Officers Leadership

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Dr. Barbara L. Shaw, NCNW National Chair

Women's Home Overseas Missionary Society

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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."

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ‹ The Dorothy Irene Height Education Foundation

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Barbara Shaw, Chair of NCNW, states "Dr.

National Council of Negro Women-Austin Section

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In congratulating Johnson on her presidency, Dr. Barbara L. Shaw, the National Council of Negro Women's National Chair, said: "The legacy left to us by Drs. Height and Bethune lives on in the vision and commitment of Marilyn Johnson and the officers of our other sections and affiliates.

Barbara Shaw
NCNW Chair

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