Byte BackPronouns: she, her, hers
Yvette Scorse is the Communications Director of Byte Back, a dynamic Washington, DC based nonprofit providing a pathway of inclusive tech training that leads to living-wage careers. With the help of Yvette’s branding, thought leadership, and media strategies, Byte Back has transformed from a community organization into a nationally recognized digital inclusion innovator.
Before joining the Byte Back team in 2015, Yvette managed social media and online communities for a capacity-building LGBTQ youth organization. She taught English and did some freelance journalism during five years in Madrid, Spain. Yvette earned her bachelor’s in journalism and Spanish, summa cum laude, from the University of Arkansas.
An advocate for digital and IRL equity, Yvette serves as the co-chair for the advisory council of the Rainbow Youth Alliance in Montgomery County, Maryland. In 2020, Yvette was named a DC RealLIST Connector by Technical.ly DC, and she was awarded a Queer Women of Washington Award by the Washington Blade and the Mayor’s Office on Woman’s Policy and Initiatives. Yvette has shared expertise on nonprofit communications and digital equity at the Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers convening in New York, a panel at the DC Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, on Big Duck, and on Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio.