Monday, October 12, 2009

General Manager/ CEO of MARTA Dr. Beverly Scott to Present at GLOW: Gwinnett's Leadership Organization for Women

October 16 Breakfast to Feature Presentation from Dr. Beverly Scott on How to Succeed in a Male-Dominated Industry

Duluth, GA- Jump off the platform and on the train of success that is now racing down the tracks of your career. Join Dr. Beverly Scott, general manager/CEO of MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority), as she helps to conduct an empowering topic on “Big Things That Move: A Woman’s Perspective in a Male-Dominated Industry” at the October 16 GLOW: Gwinnett’s Leadership Organization for Women meeting Presented by Gwinnett Medical Center. The event will be held at 7:45 a.m. at The 1818 Club, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Ga 30097.

“This seminar is a great chance to hear and learn from a woman who has won in a male-dominated industry,” commented Nicole Wright, program manager, Gwinnett Chamber. “Backed by her tremendous experience, Dr. Scott will address how to accomplish your goals by working together and reaching a consensus.”

Those interested in the October 16 meeting are encouraged to visit GLOW’s blog and write about how they thrive in their industry. “Every woman has her own tried and true ways to flourish,” said Wright. “We would love to hear your ideas. Make sure to check the blog regularly to read all the perspectives of your fellow women and peers.”

Dr. Beverly Scott is the first female general manager and CEO of MARTA with a seasoned and distinguished career in the public transportation field. She is known in her profession as a progressive leader with extraordinary skill and foresight. Dr. Scott was named the 2008 Woman of Excellence by the Atlanta Business Chronicle Magazine. She earned her doctorate in Political Science with a specialization in Public Administration from Howard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Fisk University graduating Magna Cum Laude.

The event is also sponsored by Gold Sponsor Saint Leo University. The cost to attend is $35 for Chamber members and $45 for non-Chamber members. All no-shows will be billed. Walk-ins are not guaranteed a seat. To RSVP, please contact Nicole Wright at 770-232-8816; e-mail; or visit

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