Gidel Dawson is RFA’s Manager of Government Relations & Communications. She began her career in the tech sector, before moving to Washington and working for Congressman Scott Taylor, of Virginia. Gidel managed global operations and event planning at Afiniti, a D.C.-based tech startup prior to managing development and communications for a Catholic foundation in Alexandria, Virginia.
Gidel studied Marketing Business Administration and Art History at Creighton University, minoring in Spanish and Photography. She has strong and proud roots in Iowa, and was raised between California, Arizona, and Montana.