Tuti B. Scott
Tuti Scott serves as a “Chief Inspiration Officer” and guide to countless leaders and teams that are advancing social change. With more than 25 years of experience educating and energizing bold change makers, Tuti advises organizations and boards on strategic planning, succession planning, governance, fundraising, and leadership development. Whether as coach, strategic planner, or facilitator, Tuti helps teams navigate growth, define the scope and scale of their work, and achieve critical sustainability.
During her time at the Women’s Sports Foundation, Tuti engaged thousands of supporters to raise $70 million over 15 years to support women’s leadership and equal access to sports for women and girls. Since then, she has mobilized support for leading organizations in the women’s funding space and beyond including Equal Rights Advocates, Root Capital, Civil Liberties and Public Policy, Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, and more. She has assisted renowned founders, leaders, and fierce feminists including Barbara Dobkin, Billie Jean King, Geena Davis, Serene Jones, and Jane Sloane. In addition to her consulting work guiding coalitions like ReflectUs, The Equal Pay Today Campaign, and The Jewish Women’s Funding Network, Tuti also serves as the inaugural Money and Power Fellow at The Women’s Funding Network. As a strategic philanthropy and investing consultant, Tuti helps individuals and foundations resource critical work using a gender and racial justice lens. At core, Tuti coaches all of us to be more courageous and values-based in our leadership, team-building, and relationship to money and resources.
An energizing author and speaker, “Coach Tuti” invigorates audiences to insist on impact. Tuti serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Tides, a leading global foundation and nonprofit accelerator, and a founding board member of Women Win. Tuti approaches her work with the drive and commitment of a lifelong athlete and is an aggressive, competent, and goal-oriented gender equity warrior. She is a proud intersectional feminist and investor in women.
Tuti's Current Leadership Roles:
Women's Funding Network - Money & Power Fellow
Women Win Foundation - Founding Board Member
Tides - Chair of the Board
What Will It Take Movements - Board Member