Star Apps: Lyndsey Scott
Model Lyndsey Scott is used to the limelight, having been an in-demand high fashion and lingerie model for the likes of Prada, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton, and Victoria’s Secret. In recent months, she’s also generated positive buzz in the tech world after developing three apps: Educate!, a companion app for the Educate! organization, which helps develop future leaders in Uganda; iPort, a stylish portfolio app for models, architects, and artists; and most, recently, The Matchmaker, a truly innovative social networking app. But there was a time, back in high school, when Scott wasn’t so popular and actually faced major bullying. Scott chatted with me about the harassment, learning to program, finding success in both modeling and tech, increasing the number of women and persons of color in tech, and her favorite apps.
(Credit: Lyndsey Scott)
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