Dana is a young professional with experience in delivering community engagement and development projects. She previously worked as a grants officer at the national grant-making organization in Kazakhstan. During this experience, she worked closely with local grass-root NGOs specializing in environmental projects. Dana holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Exeter and a MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics. Dana was born and raised in Kazakhstan, and is currently based in The Hague, Netherlands. She is fluent in English, Russian, Kazakh languages, and currently is learning Spanish.