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Danielle Dawson


Dani Dawson is the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at California Western School of Law. In this role, Dani is responsible for building a growing a culture of Philanthropy at the law school. Using a multi-faceted approach to  fundraising, Dani is doing just that. In her six months as the VPIA, she has more than doubled the amount of gifts raised. Dani was previously the Executive Director of Gift Planning at UC San Diego and has a true passion for helping people achieve their philanthropic goals through creative and thoughtful planning.

Dani earned her JD at Chapman University School of Law and her MBA at the University of Phoenix. She is a Past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, San Diego Chapter. Dani is a proud member of Women Give San Diego.