Scott is a gender equity advocate, lawyer, teacher, and international development professional. She speaks regularly on activism and the global gender gap. She has lived in seven countries on four continents, working with schools, international development agencies, and local non-profits. She is currently writing a book about the lives of women and girls in India. While living in India, Scott’s research on gender issues led her to the concept that would become SPOILED, a play about violence and masculinity.
Scott serves on the national board of UN Women USA and the Dining For Women Grant Selection Committee, is Chair of the Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival, and President of the Gulf Coast Chapter of UN Women USA.
She was educated at the University of Pennsylvania (BA), Princeton University (MPA) and New York University School of Law (JD) and holds Montessori (I and II) certifications.
Scott has been a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa, directed summer programs for disadvantaged teens in upstate New York, served as the Director for Kenya, Uganda, and the Sudan for an international nonprofit, taught in a Montessori High School, and worked in a girls’ orphanage in India. She is Treasurer of the board of the Museum of Political Corruption in New York and an avid amateur athlete. She keeps a sense of humor, always looks forward to tomorrow, and sincerely hopes we all do our part to raise conscious, well-educated 21st-century citizens.