Whatever an education is, it should make you a unique individual, not a conformist; it should furnish you with an original spirit with which to tackle the big challenges; it should allow you to find values which will be your roadmap through life… John Taylor Gatto

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Panic Buttons, Technology, and Women in India

Can a ‘panic button’ on a phone really help deter violence in India? Last April India’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, announced the government’s order that by 2018 all phones include a panic button and GPS. And this...

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Speaking: St Pete Conference on World Affairs

I'm looking forward to speaking on three panels at the St Petersburg Conference on World Affairs February 12-15. I'll be covering some of my favorite topics: Education in Africa (Sub-Sahara Africa Panel on Thursday), the UN (especially the place of UN Women on...

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#MeToo 2019 – Bookstore1

Professor Philip Wagner, Julie Jennings, Chris Serio Martin, E. Scott Osborne Crystal ball, anyone? Where is #MeToo going in 2019? Its already morphed considerably from its 2006 foundations (thanks, Tarana Burke,) but what's next? Bookstore1 hosted our GulfCoast...

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India – Girls of Holy Family Update

July 2018 This is Namita who studied with me all the time I was in India. She eventually went out on her own and is now working in a call center in Gurgaon. We got together when I was back in July. She has grown to be a delightful young woman. Sister Suja (right) was...

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In Our America

Some reflections for the tumultuous time that is America today. This is not an overnight, temporary crisis. We are entering a period of full-on internal warfare: another generation is about to find their days, their lives, marked by demonstrations, activism, and...

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Dining For Women Conference

Dining For Women Knowledge is Power Conference May 4-5 US Institute of Peace, Washington DC Over 300 chapter members, leaders, grantees, staff, and volunteers gathered in Washington to celebrate DFW's 15th Anniversary and help plan the future. The energy, sharing,...

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Our 19th Annual Film Festival!

The Through Women's Eyes (TWE) Film Festival was back at the Sarasota Hollywood 11 this April, bigger and better than ever. Once again we partnered with the Sarasota Film Festival (SFF) and our fantastic line-up of 19 short and six feature TWE films included: "On Her...

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About E. Scott Osborne

Scott has worked with non-profits of all kinds for over three decades. She focuses on education, gender equity, and organizational development. Currently, she is designing curriculum for Opportunity Education and writing a book on the lives of women and girls in India. She serves as President of the UN Women-USA Gulf Coast Chapter and is on the board of the Museum of Political Corruption in New York. When not working, Scott spends as much time as possible swimming, running, cycling, and in general bringing her athletic fantasies to life.

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