Dana Zucker is a member of the Basser Center Advisory Board. She is the Executive Director of the Gray Foundation, a private foundation committed to maximizing access to education, healthcare and opportunity for low-income children in New York. The Gray Foundation is also focused on funding initiatives to advance the care of individuals living with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
Previously, Dana worked with Teach For America, growing the movement of leaders who work to ensure that kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education, and Peer Health Exchange, an organization committed to giving teenagers the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy decisions. Before that, she was a Vice President at Lazard Freres & Co., working in both Paris and New York. She also was a consultant at Bain & Company, as well as worked in the Venture Capital and Investment Banking Groups at Morgan Stanley. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Brown University.
Dana and her husband live in New York where they are raising their 3 boys. Having lost a number of close family members to cancer, Dana is thrilled to be part of the Basser Center Advisory Board and looks forward to the day when individuals living with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer have better preventative and therapeutic options.