Scott, Gini Graham
GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, Ph.D., J.D., is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar leader, specializing in business and work relationships, professional and personal development, social trends, popular culture, science, crime, and children’s picture books. She has published over 50 books with major publishers. She has worked with dozens of clients on memoirs, self-help, business books, and screenplays. She is the founder of Changemakers Publishing, featuring books on work, business, psychology, self-help, and social trends. The company has published over 200 print and e-books and over 170 audiobooks. She has licensed several dozen books for foreign sales, including the UK, South Korea, Spain, and Japan. She has written and produced 18 feature films, TV series, and documentaries. Eleven are in distribution or release. Others are in production or post-production. She has received national media exposure for her books, including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, and CNN. She has been the producer and host of a talk show series, Changemakers, featuring interviews on social trends. Her memoirs and self-help books for clients include: At Death’s Door with Sebastian Sepulveda (Rowman & Littlefield) (also turned into a TV pilot Death’s Door) American Justice? with Paul Brakke (TouchPoint Press) The Deep See: How to See into Your Soul and Find Who You Are and Want to Be by Naomi Bareket Her books on science and technology include: The Big Con (American Leadership Books) (filmed by Dear Skyyler Productions) I Was Scammed (American Leadership Books) (filmed by Dear Skyyler Productions) The Science of Living Longer: Developments in Life Extension Technology (Praeger) (also turned into a documentary: The New Age of Aging) Help self-help books include: Mind Power: Picture Your Way to Success (AMACOM) How You Can Be More Creative (Changemakers Publishing Resolving Conflict: With Others and Within Yourself (Changemakers Publishing) Her books on business include: Creating Your First Sales Team (Changemakers Publishing) Work With Me (Davies-Black Publishing) Survival Guide for Working with Humans (AMACOM) Lies and Liars: How and Why Sociopaths Lie (Skyhorse Publishing) Her books on writing and self-publishing include: How to Find and Work with a Good Ghostwriter (Changemakers Publishing) Self-Publishing Secrets (Changemakers Publishing) Self-Publishing Your Book in Multiple Formats (Changemakers Publishing) Scott is active in a number of community and business groups, including the San Ramon, Danville, and Lafayette Chambers of Commerce. She is a member of several business networking groups, including BNI. She does workshops on the topics of her books and on self-publishing. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and her J.D. from the University of San Francisco Law School. She has received five MAs at Cal State University, East Bay, including in Anthropology, Organizational Behavior, and Communication.