Michele L. Scott brings with her a background in community health, strategic planning, program evaluation and a commitment to equity within health systems. She is the Executive Director of The Health Education Center, Inc. where she works diligently to ensure that the healthcare workforce pipeline reflects the communities that it serves. Prior to joining The Health Education Center, Inc., she was the Community Development Strategist for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.
“Your one job as an Indian person is to be able to lay on your deathbed and say, ‘I left something for my community that wasn’t there when I came, and I left my community in a better place than I found it.” - jessie little doe (Mashpee Wampanoag). Michele lives by these words both personally and professionally. Her passion for giving back is reflected in her commitment to community initiatives. Michele is an Executive Board Member of the Norwich Rotary Club. She serves as Chair of the Health Care Advisory Board of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, a member of The Arc Eastern Connecticut Board of Directors, and an active member of the Columbia University Alumni Representative Committee. Michele received her B.A in Psychology and American Studies from Columbia University and her M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. She resides on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation with her family.