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Alumna of the Year

Meet the 2021 Alumna of the Year!

A photo of Shelbia King - Alumna of the YearMrs. Shelbia King is a 1998 graduate of Alabama A&M University. Professionally, she is a Senior Technical Product Owner for a leader supply chain management company, where she manages the day to day design, development and deployment of supply chain software and guides user experience design teams.

Raised in Atlanta, Shelbia attended elementary and high school in the area where she participated in community programs throughout the city. This is where her passion for community service began.

Shelbia was brought up in a household where education was very important and taught to be powerful; after graduating from high school, Shelbia obtained her Bachelor's degree from the Alabama A&M University in Computer Science and completed her Masters of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Upon returning to the Atlanta area, she joined the Metro Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Alabama A&M University and began her years of service. Shelbia felt a deep gratitude and obligation to the chapter as they enabled her time at AAMU by awarding her two scholarships. During her time on the local level, Shelbia assisted with student recruitment, alumni recruitment and chaired the scholarship committee.

In 2010, while working on the Nominations and Election committee, she was encouraged to pursue the position of Recording Secretary. In that capacity she worked with the administration to launch the Association’s first website (still in use today) and has faithfully served on or chaired the technology committee for the past 11 years. She partnered with the Office of Alumni Affairs to secure and implement the Associations’ current member management system, Memberplanet and has provides daily support to the Office in maintaining member records and launching periodic campaigns (membership and fundraising).  

Other offices held in the National Association include Financial Secretary, Executive Secretary, Membership, Fundraising and Magic City Classic vendor committee membership.

When not working for her beloved University, Shelbia volunteers for several local and international organizations providing technology, strategic planning and financial support. She is the VP of Membership for the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis, serves as a board member of Keep East Point Beautiful and is a 26 year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she serves on the South Atlantic Region’s technology committee.