Sheila Scott

Sheila Scott

Senior Technical Advisor for Gender and Inclusion
Europe & Eurasia, Middle East & North Africa, Colombia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Tunisia, Ukraine, Civil Society, Education, Gender Equality & Inclusion, Technology, Youth

Sheila Scott is senior technical advisor for gender and inclusion in IREX's Center for Applied Learning and Impact, where she brings expertise on gender and inclusion mainstreaming, women's empowerment, gender-based violence, civil society, good governance, and youth.

She created and curates IREX’s Gender Focal Point Program, designs and delivers a range of training on gender equality and social inclusion topics for staff and partners, and leads collaborative gender assessments of projects across IREX's practice areas. Currently, she also manages a youth empowerment program in Ukraine.

Since joining IREX in 2013, she has provided management and technical support to a diverse portfolio of programs. These include gender equality and prevention of sexual and gender-based violence in the Middle East and North Africa; civil society and independent media in Asia, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean; media literacy, library modernization, and decentralization in Eastern Europe; and public–private partnerships in support of technology-for-education projects in Colombia, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, South Africa, and Tunisia. In addition, she conducted a political economy assessment of the gender digital divide in Myanmar.