After graduating from Amherst in 2006 with degrees in computer science and theater, the model taught herself Python, Objective C, and iOS, and she's been building apps on the side ever since. But, she wasn't spending time on just any projects. The first app she released to the public benefited a charity called Educate!, which sponsors Ugandan scholars. And, for her second, Scott created a method for models to keep a digital version of their portfolio on hand to take to castings. We can imagine that's a lot of coding to do in between Fashion Weeks and go-sees.
In an industry where youth and physical appearance are so highly valued and celebrated, it's wonderful and refreshing to see Scott stand as a symbol of beauty, heart, and serious brain power in both the tech and fashion worlds. Want to read more of this mega-star model/coder's story? Click the link ahead. (PandoDaily)