AAUW-MD Woman of Distinction 2020: Dr. Yvette Myrick
Since joining the Baltimore Branch in 2006, Dr. Myrick has held various leadership roles at the branch level, including multiple terms as V.P. of Membership and Board Member. She developed, organized and managed the “Finding Dollars for College” event held at Western High school in Baltimore for several years. This event brought out high school students and their parents, financial aid officers, guidance counselors, and school administrators, for the purpose of assisting attending students find and qualify for post high school financial aid
Dr. Myrick is also co-creator of a blog “Thriving in Higher Education Careers” which highlights the successes of professionals in education and industry. The blog has been developed into a book, Thriving in Higher Education Careers, which she co-wrote with Dr. Estelle Young. The book is a resource for people in higher education or for anyone desiring personal growth in their career endeavors. She is currently Dean of Adult Education at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, which has a student body of over 20,000 students.
Yvette’earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administratiodn from the University of Baltimore, a Master of Science in Adult Education from Coppin State University, and a Doctor of Education Degree in Higher Education Administration from the George Washington University.