ANNA A. SCOTT
FRISKIES CLASS OF '73
- KEYNOTE SPEAKER -
 SFAA 28th NATIONAL CONVENTION
ATLANTA, GA - MAY 26-28, 2023

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Anna A. Scott currently serves as the Treasurer of the JJ Roberts Educational Foundation, one of three principal leadership positions of the Foundation. In this capacity, she manages a budget of $1,500,000.00+ United State Dollars. The Foundation is charged with providing academic scholarships to students in Liberia. In Scott’s previous position, she served as Chief of Staff/Special Assistant to the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Republic of Liberia, serving under three ministers, from
January 2013 to November 2020. In this capacity, she served as the principal administrative staff to the Minister of Commerce & Industry. She performed highly responsible and sensitive administrative work acted as the Minister’s principal
representative and ambassador to external constituents. Assisted the Minister with analyzing and managing correspondences, reports and the preparation of speeches. Supervised the staff of the Minister’s Office.

Scott also served on delegations that represented the Liberian government at several Global Initiatives. In December 2016, she served as Coordinator for the Liberian Delegation that attended the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (MC10) in Nairobi, Kenya. During the same year, Scott served as Head Coordinator for the West African Ministers of Trade Forum hosted by the government of Liberia.

Between 2017 and 2019, Scott served as Coordinator of the Liberian government delegation to to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference Eleven (MC 11) where she served as Coordinator, Government of Liberia Delegation - MC 11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, accompanied the Minister of Commerce and Industry to the African Ministers of Trade (AMOT) in Cairo, Egypt where she serve on the Secretariat, and was a member of the Liberian delegation that attended the IAD 2019 Trade Conference in Bali, Indonesia.

 

Prior to joining the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Scott spent eighteen years at Spelman College located in Atlanta, Georgia, where she served in several managerial positions in the Division of Institutional Advancement, Departments of Development and Alumnae Relations. In her last assignment at Spelman College, she served as a Senior Development Officer. Scott provided oversight and expertise to the Office of Annual Giving and ensured measurable goals were set for Reunion Giving, Faculty and Staff Giving, Alumnae Chats and Student Giving.

She also served on several delegations representing Spelman College at international conferences including the World Model United Nations in Puebla, Mexico, the International Conference in Durban, South Africa, the Safe Water Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the initiative that provided hands-on training to Mangosuthu Technikon, a historically disadvantaged institution in Durban, South Africa.

Scott, a 1973 graduate of St. Teresa's Convent, holds a Certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education Program, “Women in Leadership”,  and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Scott resides in Congo Town, Monrovia, Liberia. She is a member of First United Methodist Church, Monrovia, Liberia. She is the mother of one adult son.