Dayna joined CDA in 2006 as Director of the Listening Program (LP). Previously she worked for Mercy Corps for more than six years, based in Washington, DC, Indonesia, and Kosovo, focusing on humanitarian assistance, economic development, civil society strengthening, and conflict management programs. Dayna worked for USAID/OTI and served on the US Kosovo Diplomatic Observer Mission in 1998-99. She began her career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya and also worked with Habitat for Humanity in Kenya and Tanzania. Dayna holds an MA from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.