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Dawn L Brown

Dawn is the Executive Producer/Host of Stiletto Revolution. She has 20 years of nonprofit management and consulting experience in California, New York, Washington, DC and Virginia. She has served as the Executive Director of three well-respected nonprofit organizations. In each role, Dawn successfully launched fundraising and marketing strategies that increased company revenue, improved program delivery, and expanded advocacy efforts for youth of color and economically disadvantaged communities.

As an advocate and strategic thought partner, Dawn has led advocacy initiatives that successfully became legislation and/or established best practices for eliminating gender bias within the juvenile justice system, decriminalizing sex trafficked girls, implementing community-based gang intervention strategies, and ending the shackling of pregnant women. Dawn has also served on various advisory boards and think tanks focused on issues affected women & girls of color.

As an Actor and Teaching Artist, Dawn has performed on stage, television, and film. She helped to develop educational theater curriculum for public and private schools and was an Acting Instructor at Atlantic Theater Company in NYC. Dawn graduated from the prestigious Duke Ellington High School of the Arts in DC, received her BFA in Acting from New York University’s renowned Tisch School of the Arts and a MA in Drama Therapy from New York University’s School of Education.

In her spare time, Dawn enjoys mentoring young women, laughing with her godson, traveling to new adventures, and shoe shopping. Her favorite color in rose gold and she loves anything that sparkles.

To contact Dawn for speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, email stilettorevolutionpodcast@gmail.com