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 on 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.
She has lived in seven countries on four continents, working for schools, international development agencies, and local non-profits. Most recently, she lived in India from 2011 to 2014. She is the creator and producer of SPOILED, a play about violence and masculinity in India and the USA.
Scott holds a BA Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPA from Princeton University, and a JD from the New York University School of Law. Her teaching certifications are in Montessori (Elementary Levels I and II) and English as an Additional Language (Cambridge/CELTA).
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 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.
New Delhi, India, 2013
Blitta Gare, Togo, West Africa 1982