Background and Professional Interests
Dola serves as a Senior Research Assistant for the KU Work Group, where she supports implementation of several research and evaluation projects. She coordinates and supports evaluation services, training, and technical support for initiatives focusing on youth development, adolescent substance abuse prevention, and violence prevention.
She holds a Business Organization and Management Bachelor of Science Degree from Friends University. Dola has extensive experience providing capacity building training, consultation, and technical support to grassroots organizations in the areas of community engagement, and organizational, program, and leadership development. She has coordinated several programs for youth-serving organizations in Wyandotte County and serves on several local boards.