Dr. Carjamin (Carjie) Scott (she/her/hers) is a first generation college student and second generation American. She is the Associate Director of Admissions Operations for the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, where she automates manual processes for about 10 marketing and admissions managers and is married to Kerwin Scott, a future dentist, who is currently enrolled at Meharry Medical College. They have two children together. Elected by her colleagues, she is a member of the Vanderbilt University Staff Advisory Council serving as Communications Co-Chair. Additionally, she is a member of the Vanderbilt Divinity Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative. She leads with agility, speaking truth to power gracefully.
She is a volunteer for a number of professional organizations that encourage literacy, equity, and education access and serves as a Board Member for The Carnegie Writers, Inc., a Leadership TEAm member for The Equity Alliance, and a Mentor for TN Achieves.
Her blog www.carjiescott.com, presents information about attending college for free, interviews of people doing great things, books she’s reading and meetings to discuss, invitations to write with her, and life improvement conferences. Her ebook “Attend College for Free in Tennessee,” has been downloaded hundreds of times and she has personally consulted residents across Tennessee on how to offset the costs associated with attending college in the state.
Scott received the Karen Dolan Spirit Award and Committee of the Year Award in 2019 by Vanderbilt USAC. She was named a Nashville Emerging Leader finalist by YP Nashville and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, and was a nominee for Women who Rock Nashville. She has been featured in urbaanite, The TN Tribune, The Dr. Will Show, xoNecole and continues to have several speaking engagements related to her interests and writing.
Dr. Carjamin Scott can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and you can follow her on twitter @scottcarjie.