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Happy Poetry Month!

By Dorri C. Scott | April 12, 2021

Celebrate a few great poets starting with America’s newest sweetheart, Amanda Gorman who wowed us at the Biden-Harris inauguration, January 20, 2021.

Let’s Talk Mental Health and Race: Meghan & Harry’s Interview with Oprah

By Dorri C. Scott | March 8, 2021


At the Intersection of Mental Health and Race like many, I watched with much interest Prince Harry; his wife, the Duchess of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey.

Celebrate Black History Month – EVERYDAY!

By Dorri C. Scott | February 8, 2021


A proud African American, WiseWOMAN, I invite you to join the many observations, discussions, lectures, dinners (on Zoom) and good ol’ fashioned kitchen talk with soul food to C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-E, Black History Month.

Sweet Georgia

By Dorri C. Scott | January 6, 2021

MLK is looking down from the mountaintop – what an accomplishment we are viewing in this historic moment.

Giving Tuesday – December 1, 2020

By Dorri C. Scott | November 28, 2020

Held annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, December 1, 2020 is “Giving Tuesday.”

While we must vote, we must also know the numbers

By Dorri C. Scott | August 20, 2020

President Obama delivered a scathing critique of the executive office.

Educators Did Not Sign Up For This

By Dorri C. Scott | August 13, 2020

We must understand why teachers are leaving the profession, retiring early and others QUITTING!

Back to School, Zoom and Gen Z

By Dorri C. Scott | August 2, 2020

Dear parents, NOW is the time to prepare for another “virtual” school year.

John Lewis’ Last Words: Read by Morgan Freeman [VIDEO]

Blog by Dorri C. Scott | Video by MSNBC | July 31, 2020

We have received our marching orders from an American hero – Rep. John Robert Lewis. “May you walk with the wind”, get into trouble, “good trouble” as we collectively press toward a world of peace and justice for all with love. #goodtrouble

Stand Up, Speak Up, Speak Out

By Dorri C. Scott | July 18, 2020

Like many, I woke up to sad news this morning. Congressman John Robert Lewis from Georgia quietly passed away at his home having suffered from stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Starting a magazine – not easy

By Dorri C. Scott | June 14, 2020

When VA WOMAN Magazine debuted in Loudoun County (2011), it was hard.

THAT Woman Goes to China

By Dorri C. Scott | July 12-17, 2018

I’ve been given the amazing opportunity to travel to China in a few days! For months, I have communicated with colleagues, students, families and new friends in reference to this new adventure.