DéLana Dameron-John brings experience in non-profit fundraising and program development in the areas of arts & culture and education. She is the Director of Strategic Development at Weeksville Heritage Center. Recently, she served as the Associate Director of Development and Director of Alumni Programs at The TEAK Fellowship, and she currently serves on the Board of Directors of New York University’s Alumni Association, and Kundiman, an organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian-American Letters.
DéLana holds a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from New York University where she was a Goldwater Hospital Writer’s workshop fellow. An equal lover of English, creative writing and history, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, DéLana currently resides in Brooklyn.