Elizabeth Scott Osborne

Elizabeth Scott Osborne Lawyer, Writer, Teacher, and International Development professional

Scott is a lawyer, writer, teacher, and international development professional; she focusses on gender equity and education. She has worked with non-profits for over three decades, living in seven countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe, and traveling to 35 more. Scott created and produced a play, SPOILED, about violence and masculinity in India and the US; designs curricula for an educational venture; is writing a book about the lives of girls and nuns in a shelter home in India; and consults regularly with non-profits working in developing countries. She serves on the board of the UN Women USA, is President of the Gulf Coast Chapter of UN Women, and selects grantees for Dining for Women.

Scott is a native New Yorker and an adopted Floridian. She holds a BA Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPA in International Development from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and a JD from the New York University School of Law. She holds teaching certifications in Montessori and English as an Additional Language. She was a US Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa. www.elizabethscottosborne.com