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Dolly Wideman-ScottDolly Wideman-Scott

Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott is a visionary, community mobilizer, public speaker, and exceptional advocate and has been the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, PA (DVCCC) since 1996. DVCCC is a non-profit organization that provides programs and services for victim survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner violence and stalking and services for their dependent children. DVCCC also provides public education and training on the cycle of relationship violence and risk assessments (LAP). Wideman-Scott’s multi-faceted experience include working with constituent groups including boards, committees, volunteers, communities of faith and the general public.

Dr. Wideman-Scott has more than 40 years of experience in the field of domestic violence and serves on a number of county-wide, state and national coordinating bodies – she is on the Chester County Decade to Doorways Governance Board, the Diversity Chair for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and she also serves on the Board as Vice-President for the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence ; and she is a Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) Standards for Excellence Committee Member. With Dr. Wideman-Scott’s Leadership, DVCCC is a Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organization (PANO) accredited organization.

Dr. Wideman-Scott has been honored with many awards such as:
Exton Region Chamber of Commerce Harold Martin Business Leadership Award; March of Dimes- Excellence in the Field of Public Service; The Senator Robert J. Thompson Public Service Award; DNB First Loyalty Service Award, and the Paul Harris Fellow Award.

Dr. Wideman-Scott holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Widener University And a Doctor of Education, Innovation and Leadership from Wilmington University.