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To whom much is given, much is expected – Luke 12:48

About Mauri Schoby

Mauri Schoby is a Senior Project Execution Director at Dow, Inc. where she leads a team responsible for digital technology implementations across the Global Operations organization. Mauri is also responsible for leading the Operations Control and Compliance team which ensures the effectiveness of risk management, internal control measures and governance processes in Global Operations. She graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma Green Belt.

Mauri has led the Dow recruiting team for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) for over 25 years and represents Dow on the NSBE Board of Corporate Affiliates (BCA). In 2012, Mauri received “The Gene Washington Champion of Champions Award” from NSBE, which recognizes BCA members that go above and beyond the call of duty as representatives within their organizations on the society’s behalf. Mauri is also an active member of the Dow – Southern University recruiting team for the College of Engineering.

Mauri’s passion is recruiting, mentoring, and developing STEM talent. Giving back to the next generation by sharing her knowledge and wisdom gives her satisfaction in knowing she is helping to build a robust pipeline of diverse STEM talent for the future.

Mauri is married to her husband of 28 years, Jerry Schoby.

What does Black History Month mean to you?

To me, Black History Month is a time to reflect on our past, our present, our future. Reflect on the past sacrifices and achievements that our ancestors made to pave the way for us. Reflecting on our present efforts to build on the foundation our ancestors created for us to continue to learn, grow and prosper as a culture. And lastly, reflection of the hope for a truly better and brighter future for the next generations of African Americans.


Mauri Schoby was nominated by Earl Shipp, Board Member of National Grid, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, and Olin Corporation.

Shipp's reflections: I’ve never seen a better people oriented leader. This was always recognized by her leadership. Her work with NSBE over the years had by far the largest impact on Diversity and Inclusion of any effort in the 100 year history of Dow. The program she helped develop and lead, brought hundreds of African American professionals into the company. Additionally, her template was adopted in Dow S.W.E., SHPE, and Black MBA recruitment efforts - with equal success. They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery!

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