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Lyndsey Scott    

App Developer; Model & Actress

Lyndsey Scott is a Model, Actress and App Developer.

After graduating from Amherst College with dual majors in Theater and Computer Science, Scott started acting and modeling in New York City and soon became the first African-American model to ever land an exclusive contract with Calvin Klein. Shows such as Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and The Victoria’s Secret Show soon followed; as did campaigns for clients such as DKNY, Baby Phat, Covergirl, and Sephora; and shoots for magazines such as W, Italian Vogue, and Glamour.

Scott now splits her time between acting and freelance iOS Software Engineering. She currently builds apps for clients such as Susan G. Komen Foundation, AIDS Walk, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in her role as Lead iOS Engineer for Rallybound. She’s also ranked in the top 2% of question answerers on Stack Overflow; is a member of the iOS tutorial team; and has done video tutorials for kids co-starring the likes of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg for Scott has been featured by CNN, The BBC, NPR, Good Morning America, Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, and many other news outlets for both her computer programming skills and her efforts to promote diversity in tech. She has recently been named one of the 100 Women of the Year for both UK Elle and and has received a "Lifetime of Inspiration" award from Harvard University's Women in Business organization.

Scott has spoken at Facebook HQ, Harvard, Yale, Black Girls Code and Connecticut Science Center, among others. She speaks on topics ranging from diversity in technology to iOS development to her own personal story.


She's a beauty and a geek: Supermodel is a coder -

Lyndsey Scott bucks stereotypes by modeling for top designers while building apps for Apple's mobile platform.

Lyndsey Scott, A Model And Coder - Business Insider

Lyndsey Scott is none of those things. Though passionate about acting, she majored in computer science in college and then went on to become a model for  ...

Lyndsey Scott: Runway Model And Tech Programmer : NPR

Victoria's Secret and Prada model Lyndsey Scott designs apps in her spare time. She talks about what drew her to computer science for Tell Me More's "Women ...

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