Makeda Y. Scott | LWV's Office Administrator

Makeda Scott received a B.A. degree in communications from St. Augustine University in Raleigh, N.C. After graduation, she attended Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Ga. When she returned to Baltimore City, Makeda utilized her exceptional journalistic skills as a Commissioner on the Maryland Transportation Board, a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Team, a member of the National Association of Journalists, and as a senior campaign strategist for a candidate seeking to become Baltimore City's mayor.

As an effective communication leader and public affairs diplomat, Makeda accomplished many achievements at the following sites:

WSB-TV Channel 2 (Atlanta, Ga.), Enterprise Foundation (Columbia, Md.), American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees (AFSCME), The British Embassy (Washington, D.C.), Congressman John Sarbanes' Office (Washington, D.C.), and PTA president at an elementary school in Owings Mills, Md.

The historic election of Makeda Scott in 2018 as the first Black female chairperson of Baltimore County's Board of Education is a tribute to her leadership, vision, and dedication to service. Makeda Scott is a proud member of the Emerge Mary land organization, the Women's Campaign School at Yale (YaleSchool of Law), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and FiveStar Women of Color.


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