Dorothy DuBose Shaw

Dorothy DuBose Shaw

Magnolia High School, 1965 Graduate

Dorothy DuBose Shaw recently retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding, where she served as Director of Compliance, Ethics, EEO/D&I. Her retirement ended a 51-year tenure with Ingalls.

Dorothy has been a community activist most of her adult life and has vowed to remain actively engaged in the local community. She currently serves on the boards of the following organizations: Boys & Girls Clubs of Jackson County; Gulf Coast Community Foundation; Gulf Coast Community Loan Fund and Audubon Delta. She serves as Vice President for Planning, United Way for Jackson & George Counties; Chairman, Advisory Council, Salvation Army of Jackson County. She is a Paul Harris Fellow in the Moss Point Rotary Club and a charter member of the Gulf Coast (MS) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. Some of her most notable awards include South Mississippi’s Outstanding Community Leaders Award and having been recognized as one of Mississippi’s Top 50 Businesswomen, as well as one of Mississippi’s Most Influential African Americans. She has received the national Community Service Award from Women of Color Magazine, the Myrlie & Medgar Evers Community Service Award, Drum Major for Justice Award, the Forever Young Award, Jolly P. McCarty Excellence in Leadership Award, Boys & Girls Clubs Regional Board Member of the Year Award, as well as the Good Scout Award.

Dorothy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., and has completed management development training at Harvard University, The Wharton School of Business and Columbia University. She is a graduate of Leadership Jackson County and has completed numerous professional and leadership development training programs at Ingalls Shipbuilding.

Dorothy and her husband, Kevin, reside in Gautier. They have a blended family of three children and seven grandchildren.

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