Category: Speeches

Addressing Georgetown’s class of 2019

In May I had the honor of speaking at Georgetown University’s 2019 senior convocation to an audience of over 3,000+ people, including 1,700 fellow graduating seniors, faculty members, and guests. Read my remarks below! Thank you Provost Groves. For most of my life, I thought the doors of higher education were closed to me. I…
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Welcoming new Georgetown students

In January I had the opportunity to address incoming students of Georgetown University at spring convocation. My remarks can be read below! As a transfer student myself, it is a privilege to be able to welcome you all to Georgetown. I sat where you’re sitting just three years ago. I looked around with both excitement…
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Testimony against AL HB56

On May 6, 2015, I will be delivering testimony against Alabama House Bill 56, the Freedom of Religion in Marriage Protection Act, at the public hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Below is a draft of the transcript. My name is Amanda Scott and I am a paralegal student at Faulkner State Community College and…
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Chosen as a speaker for Secular Student Alliance’s 2015 Annual Conference

The Secular Student Alliance has chosen me as a student speaker for their 2015 annual conference held at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on July 10-12, 2015. The Secular Student Alliance is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to “empower secular students to proudly express their identity, build welcoming communities, promote secular values,…
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PowerPoint presentation for my speech at the Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship

On March 15, 2015, I will be delivering a speech at the Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship on my LGBT activism. The topic of my speech will be my organization, Mobile Equality, dedicated to educating the public on issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Mobile, Alabama, and our campaign to win public…
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Upcoming speech at the Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship

On March 15, 2015, I will be delivering a speech at the Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship on my LGBT activism. I will be talking about my organization, Mobile Equality, dedicated to educating the public on issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Mobile, Alabama, and our campaign to win public support for…
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