Using strategic communications and leadership, Dana Vickers Shelley guides business executives, nonprofit leaders, policymakers and community officials in connecting strategy to passion to meet desired results. Her management of dynamic teams has been integral to: increasing exposure of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s litigation to combat hate and extremism; advocating for improved child well-being policies for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT project; and helping U.S. business meet corporate objectives through trade missions to Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East, among others. She has presented to the Fulbright Scholars Program, Independent Sector, Yale Law School's Arthur Liman Public Interest Program, and the National Association of Black Journalists on civil rights, leadership development, and policy advocacy. Dana holds a Master of Public Administration degree from American University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2014