Dara Epison is the Senior Fellows Program Assistant for the Conservation Law Foundation. Dara supports the continued development of CLF’s body of volunteer lawyers, paralegals, analysts, engineers, and scientists who are transitioning into retirement or out of a career break.
Before joining CLF, Dara managed cultural, community, and civic engagement initiatives and programs within various divisions at the University of Chicago. Most recently, she served as the Program Coordinator for the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, where she planned and implemented both large- and small-scale programming that directly supported the Center’s mission of promoting engaged scholarship around the topics of race and ethnicity.
Dara earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in the History of Art from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She lives in Roxbury with her partner and their Australian cattle dog, Raven.