Dr. Mindy Scott is the Principal Investigator of Activate. She provides oversight and guidance for all of Activates activities and planning. She has over 15 years of experience conducting research on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and translating the results of that research into accessible and relevant recommendations and strategies for program developers; program facilitators; and local, state, and federal funding agencies. Her research interests focus on adolescent and young adult relationship dynamics, adolescent parenting and coparenting, and young fathers. Dr. Scott works closely with program providers to provide research-based implementation and evaluation-focused training and technical assistance to help youth-serving programs meet their goals and improve outcomes for young people.