Board of Trustee Place 1

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Dana Walker

Dana Walker was elected for Place 1 on the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees in 2020. Her term will end in 2026.

Dana believes in empowering people and is passionate about helping others realize their own potential. She is an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion and sees opportunity everywhere to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of all people.

In her current role at Facebook, Dana leads a team that plays a critical role in supporting the Oversight Board, a review body that ensures respect for free expression. Prior to Facebook, she worked as a management consultant for Top 100 financial institutions and for multiple U.S. Federal Government agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  Her varied employment background also includes roles in research for The Economist, statistics, fashion, and as an international Flight Attendant.   

Dana received her Master’s in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy – National University of Singapore and her B.A. degree in International Relations (minors in Business and Economics) from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.

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