Dawn Culpepper, Col '10

Dawn Culpepper, Col ’10

Dawn Culpepper graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a degree in Government.

She is currently the Director of Programs and Operations of the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for careers in public policy. Dawn is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of leadership in public policy programs and recruitment of college women nationwide.

Formerly, Dawn was an Americorps VISTA Fellow at Turning the Page, a Washington, D.C. educational nonprofit aimed at increasing parental involvement in public schools. She also worked at Appleseed, a nonprofit network of 17 public interest justice centers, where she oversaw more than 300 pro bono legal volunteers from top firms across the national capital region.

Dawn Culpepper is one of the many donors who support and value the work of the Women’s Center. She recently sponsored the Women’s Center Young Alumni Career Networking Event: Life After U.Va.