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Dana O’Donovan, ‘95


Dana O’Donovan is the Social Impact and Monitor Institute by Deloitte Leader, US Purpose and DEI Office.

Her work on issues of social impact strategy and implementation has been published in Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Chronicle of Philanthropy and Fast Company.

Prior to becoming Monitor Institute’s Chief Operating Officer in 2010, she led human assets strategy at Teach For America and started her career as a consultant at Monitor Group.

Dana has served on many nonprofit, foundation and government boards. Currently, she serves on the North Carolina Council for Women, the North Carolina Aquarium Society Board, ADAP Capital Guidance Council, The University of North Carolina’s Kenan Institute Board of Mentors and the Board of DREAMS of Wilmington. Dana graduated from The University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill where she was a Morehead-Cain Scholar.