Dana joined 100RC after spending over 9 years with the World Bank and International Finance Corporation in various capacities. Dana worked for one of the World Bank Group's flagship publications, the Doing Business report, in Washington DC, where she led the global research team responsible for bench-marking construction and urban planning regulations in 183 countries. She then joined the International Finance Corporation’s Investment Climate Advisory Services, where she advised national and city governments across Africa and the Middle East on how to design and implement innovative policy and technology solutions to improve the reach of public service delivery, increase government transparency and support small and medium sized business growth. In addition to her international development experience, Dana has worked in a variety of strategy and policy roles and has advised start-ups, government entities and political campaigns in Latin America and the Middle East.
Dana holds a Master of Arts in International Security Studies from Georgetown University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Science and Technology in International Affairs and a certificate in Contemporary Arab Studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she was a Phi Beta Kappa member and a John Carroll Scholar. Dana is a native Arabic speaker, is fluent in French and conversant in Spanish.