Armstrong To Host Leadership Lecture

Dawn Baker
Dawn Baker

“Become the BEST You,” Leadership Lecture Featuring WTOC Anchor Dawn Baker will be held Tuesday November, 19, 2013 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn Street. A native of Riceboro, Ga., Dawn Baker earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University and joined WTOC as a reporter in 1989. She is the author of the book, Dawn‘s Daughter: Everything A Woman Needs To Know, which focuses on changing the world by empowering girls and women. This event is free and open to the public.

An active community volunteer, Baker serves on the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau, Reardon Center, Wesley Community Center, American Diabetes Association, American Red Cross Bone Marrow Program and Goodness & Mercy Foundation, Inc. She has traveled to Ghana, Nigeria and Guatemala on mission trips and is an annual host for the Children’s Miracle Network and the College Fund Telethons, as well as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade.

Baker has won numerous awards including The 100 Black Men of Savannah’s Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award, the Top Ladies of Distinction Woman of the Year Award, the Savannah State University Southern Regional Press Institute Service Award and the League of Women Voters Excellence in Journalism Award.

Armstrong Atlantic State University, part of the University System of Georgia, was founded in 1935. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate academic programs in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Technology, the College of Education and the College of Health Professions. Armstrong Atlantic serves approximately 7,400 students at its main campus in Savannah and a regional center in Hinesville. Its diverse student population comes from nearly all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 69 countries.

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