Denise Scotto, Esq., is an attorney at law, policy advisor, international speaker, interfaith minister & Founding Chair of the International Day of Yoga Committee at the UN. She has held leadership roles in professional bar organizations including: the NY State Bar, the NY State Women's Bar, the International Law section of the American Bar Association, the UIA. She has organized numerous events at UN fora as well as at national and local levels on global issues of pressing concern including conducting the first legal education program in NY City and NY State on the topic of human trafficking.
As a UN staff member in NY Headquarters, she worked on issues to reform the internal system of justice, then, in the Department for Economic & Social Affairs formulating policy to advance law, good governance and human rights. Denise has held numerous leadership positions across the UN community including as a member and officer of numerous committees and fora.