R. Danielle Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor at Minnesota State University Mankato in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, leading the efforts in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). She teaches courses such as Multicultural Issues, DEI Seminar, and Cultural Humility. Dani graduated from Spelman College with her bachelor's degree in psychology and Comparative Women's Studies and from Indiana University with her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Dani completed her Ph.D. in psychology with an emphasis on cognition and instruction from Grand Canyon University and her research pertains to school-based speech-language pathologists’ therapeutic relationships with culturally and linguistically diverse students. Dani has 6 years of experience as an educational SLP in Atlanta, GA, and Houston, TX. Her areas of interest include Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, Cultural Humility, and Social Justice. Dani was awarded the ASHA Distinguished Early Career Professional Certificate 2020 for her leadership, volunteering and advocacy within the first 5 years of her speech pathology practice. Dani is a member of the National Black Association of Speech, Language, and Hearing (NBASLH). She serves on the Cultural Humility ask Force, SLP Exam Review Committee, and Convention Planning Committee. Dani is also a proud alumna of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Minority Student Leadership Program, Class of 2013.