D’ana Downing has been working in the non-profit sector for nearly two decades, with a consistent focus on education, the arts, and working to improve conditions for vulnerable populations.
D’ana has held the development roles in various nonprofits, including the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Sisters Academy of Baltimore, and Marian House.
D’ana leads and thrives, while working with cross-functional he teams to implement incremental change through process improvement within complex systems. She is a master facilitator and solution-oriented team member on any project.
D’ana currently serves as an independent consultant to local nonprofit organizations and national fraternal organizations.
D’ana has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Composition from the University of the District of Columbia, and a Master of Science Administration in Nonprofit Management and Organizational Development from Trinity University.
She is the current Board Chair of the Baltimore Dance Crews Project, and is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
D’ana lives with her one-eyed Boston Terrier, Fetty in Baltimore City’s Station North Arts and Entertainment District.