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Early Childhood
The Audacious Project

Dana Nunn

Senior Director, Valhalla Foundation

Dana manages a portfolio of early childhood grantees and social enterprises, providing strategic coaching and thought partnership to accelerate their results. She also supports Valhalla’s work with The Audacious Project – both doing diligence on new opportunities and managing relationships with existing grantees.

Before joining Valhalla, Dana was the Executive Chair of Thrive Foundation for Youth, a private youth development foundation that invested in evidence-based organizations seeking to scale programs that serve disadvantaged youth across the U.S. Dana has also worked extensively as an independent consultant in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, leveraging her expertise in pricing strategy and quantitative analysis.

Dana holds her PhD in Business and a Masters in Economics from Stanford University and a BA in Economics and Government from Dartmouth College.