Kate Scott-Dawkins

Business Strategy Executive, Essence

Kate Scott-Dawkins

Kate is a business strategy professional with experience helping companies achieve sustainable competitive advantage through strategic planning and growth opportunities. She is currently Business Strategy Director at Essence, a global advertising agency. She holds a BA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MBA from Cambridge University in England where she lived for 4 years before moving back with her family. She is mother to a daughter and passionate about strong female role models and workplace diversity.


Three things I have learned from Career Girls: “One, that women can do anything, two, never give up and three, we are strong, intelligent and we have the power to change the world by working in the fields that we are passionate about.” – Isobel, Student

“I really believe that people are all planted with the seed of I am here to do something great.” – Claudia Rinaldi, Career Girls Role Model