Director of Development
Dana oversees IPPF/WHR’s fundraising activities with individual and institutional donors, including all aspects of grants management with US Foundations, and bilateral and multilateral donors. She works closely with program, evaluation and finance staff in defining the strategic direction of proposal development and project design.
Originally from Chicago, Dana has worked extensively in the area of sexual and reproductive health and rights. She was a Research Assistant at the University of California in San Francisco and coordinated sexual and reproductive health services for Latin American immigrants at a Planned Parenthood clinic in California.
Dana holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Columbia University.
Where were you born?
Chicago, Illinois, USA
What languages do you speak?
English, Spanish, Italian
What's the most amazing thing you've seen while traveling?
Having the opportunity to witness the endurance, determination, and dedication of the mobile health unit staff in Bolivia who reach people living in remote, rural villages.