Senior Director of Equity and Leadership DevelopmentCompany: YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Equity Innovation Experience—A Transformational Learning Experience Connecting the Past to the Present
Scott Peterson is the senior director of Equity and Leadership Development for the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. Scott holds a Master of Organizational Leadership and has 25 years of executive leadership in urban, suburban, and rural communities representing a broad spectrum of diversity reflected in race, ethnicity, and economics. He has facilitated leadership training for more than 25 years covering a variety of topics including diversity and inclusion, managing change, leadership coaching, and communication; and is an Intercultural Development Inventory Assessment Qualified Administrator (QA).
Scott is passionate about developing leaders who can lead with a lens of equity to create environments where all can thrive. In his role with the YMCA, he provides leadership to the development of modules for the Equity Innovation Center; facilitates conversations around equity, diversity and inclusion; and engages leaders developing plans for their own equity journey.