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When I dare to be powerful — to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. Audre Lorde

Szena Dayo

Senior Strategic Advisor

Szena Dayo is a Senior Strategic Advisor at Propper Daley, where she helps clients meet their social impact goals as a trusted advisor, leading the development of strategy in collaboration with and alongside an internal client team and providing ongoing advisement to clients based on their evolving priorities and needs.

At Global Philanthropy Group, Szena played a key role in advancing the philanthropic agendas of high-profile individuals and brands, including Madonna, and companies like SurveyMonkey and Clinique. She specialized in devising innovative strategies, growing programs, and leading communication campaigns in areas such as LGBTQ+ equity, gender and racial equality, global health, and girls’ education.

Prior to joining Propper Daley, Szena worked at Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), where she assisted in strategic planning for hospital systems and performance assessments. Her commitment to global health was also showcased through a research fellowship with Ghana Health Service, where she studied health system barriers to contraceptive use among adolescents.

Szena holds a B.S. in International Health from Georgetown University and is a native French speaker.