me, the spiritual is an integral part of my life,
and it is not just about working to advance human rights,
and the empowerment of women, youth, and other groups.
is about creating a better world and advancing the human
Scotto's dedication to creating a better world is reflected
in every aspect of her diverse careers, talents and accomplishments.
She is the founder of Global Legal Strategies, an international
consulting firm that focuses on "justice and implementation
mechanisms, United Nations System training and representation,
in-depth research-based education, advocacy strategy, policy
development, and cross-cultural dialogue and exchange."
lawyer, Denise Scotto has represented governments, non-profits,
NGOs, businesses, law firms and individual clients, advising
and advocating on civil rights issues, labor employment,
human rights, policy development, gender issues and conflict
resolution. Working within the United Nations system with
the UN Department for Economic & Social Affairs and in other
capacities, she has helped draft UN resolutions and treaties,
and shape local, national and international government policies,
legislation, and education programs. A passionate and dynamic
speaker, she has participated in, as well as organized,
many conferences and programs all around the world. She's
represented or served on the Board of numerous organizations
including the Source of Synergy Foundation, Bridges of Hope
Project, United Nations Enlightenment Society, Values Caucus
at the United Nations, the International Federation of Women
Lawyers and the International Federation of Women in Legal
Careers. As a teacher, Denise Scotto has lectured on human
rights and the rule of law as an adjunct faculty at Ramapo
College. She is also an interfaith minister and an artist,
whose work has been exhibited in group shows at the Art
Students League in New York City.