Dana R. H. Doan

MEMBER – Founder and Strategic Advisor, LIN Center for Community Development
Grant Allocation Committee Member, Saigon Children’s Charity, Working With Others

Board of Advisors


Dana R.H. Doan is a Ph.D. candidate in philanthropic studies at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy with a minor in policy analysis at the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

She has over 20 years’ work experience leading, consulting, and conducting research with not-for-profit and community-based organizations in the U.S.A., Southeast Asia, and Latin America. Dana’s research interests include community philanthropy and evaluation with a particular focus on equity and the constituent’s experience of nonprofits.

Dana is passionate about bridging research and practice and has published in both academic and practitioner-oriented publications.