Direction of National Strategy and Operations
The Graduate! Network
Dana manages many of the Graduate! Network's projects, connecting ideas, research, data analysis, and programmatic implementation among and for Graduate! member organizations. Her professional and academic background is in advocacy, policy and education. Previously, Dana staffed The Philadelphia Mayor's Council for College & Career Success, a multi-sector collaborative and strategic partnership, and was Coordinator of Leadership and Learning, and then Policy and Governance Associate at the Philadelphia Youth Network. She cultivates her interest and skills in teaching as an adjunct instructor of Civic Engagement at Drexel University. She serves as an Executive Board member of PhillyCORE Leaders. Dana was a 2012 Education Policy Leadership Center fellow. She earned her Master of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University.