University of Chicago Women's Board

Staff Directory

daniel e. waclaw, am'09

daniel e. waclaw, am'09

Senior Associate Director

dew@uchicago.edu

A higher education development professional since 2010, Daniel Waclaw has managed and overseen a wide variety of projects focused on developing philanthropic communities in every corner of the university environment. He has worked with the Women’s Board since 2014. During his development career, he has overhauled communications, managed fundraising campaigns, juggled multiple responsibilities on a small team, organized volunteers and faculty meetings and events, and taken delight in creating meaningful work that advances analytical intellectual pursuits. Prior to his career in development, Daniel took on a host of experiences in the nonprofit sector in the northwest Indiana region. He holds a master’s degree in the humanities from the University of Chicago as well as a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Saint Joseph’s College. He lives in the Bridgeport neighborhood where he enjoys making music with his wife and their feline children.

Dorothy Burnett

Dorothy Burnett

Senior Assistant Director

dorothyb@uchicago.edu

At the University of Chicago for more than a decade, Dorothy has held progressively higher-level roles in advancement services. Prior to her work at the University, she worked in professional communications with internal staff as well as external contacts. A people person at heart, Dorothy is a great asset to the Women’s Board, assisting Women’s Board members attentively with their needs and frequently going above and beyond her duties. To further her career, she recently completed her bachelor of science degree in communications from the University of Phoenix in March 2016. In her spare time, Dorothy is an avid bowler and loves reading thrillers—the more mystery involved, the better.