Linda M. Gadsby is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Scholastic Inc., the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Linda is responsible for all labor and employment, immigration, and employee benefits law matters, and serves as the divisional general counsel for the Company’s Education, Book Fairs, and National Service Organization. She also serves on the Company’s Administrative Committee and regularly advises the Company’s Management Executive Team.
Linda values giving back to her community, especially in support of youth, education, and women. She is an active member of the Montclair Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Inc., and the Essex Hudson Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
Linda also serves on Cornell University’s Board of Trustees and the NYU Law Alumni Association Board. Linda speaks widely on legal issues, leadership, mentoring, diversity, and career management.
Linda has been recognized for her professional achievements and community service by the Consulate General of Barbados-NY, Chambers USA, NYU School of Law, Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Young Barbadian Professionals Society, The Network Journal, and Diversity MBA Magazine.