Philadelphia, PA, September 1, 2023 – The Educational Foundation is pleased to announce a change in its Board Leadership, effective September 1, 2023, ushering in a new era of innovation and dedication to empowering women in education. The newly installed leadership team consists of Emily Meister, Dawn McNulty, Gina Curtis, and Jessica Andrews.

Emily Meister, a distinguished alumna member of the Alpha Iota Chapter at the University of San Francisco, has assumed the role of President. Emily brings a wealth of experience in leadership and a passion for advancing the Educational Foundation’s mission.

Past International President Dawn McNulty, hailing from the Phi Sigma Chapter at Northern Illinois University, has taken on the role of Vice President. Dawn’s commitment to education and her dedication to the Delta Phi Epsilon makes her an invaluable addition to the leadership team.

Educational Foundation Past President Gina Curtis, a member of the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter at Cal Poly-Humboldt (Formerly Humboldt State University), has been installed as Treasurer. Gina’s financial acumen and commitment to fiscal responsibility will be instrumental in the Foundation’s continued growth and success.

Jessica Andrews, from the Psi Chapter at the University of Georgia, continues in the position of Secretary. Jessica’s organizational skills and attention to detail plays a vital role in maintaining the Educational Foundation’s operations and communications.

Nicole DeFeo, International Executive Director of Delta Phi Epsilon, expressed her enthusiasm for the change in leadership, stating, “The change of leadership breathes new life into the work of the Educational Foundation. I am very much looking forward to working with Emily, Dawn, Gina, and Jessica to create even more opportunities for women to learn leadership and experience academic success.”

The Educational Foundation remains committed to its mission of empowering women through education, leadership development, and scholarship opportunities. With this new leadership team in place, the Foundation is poised to make even greater strides in fulfilling its mission.


About the Educational Foundation:

The Educational Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering women in education. Through scholarships, leadership development programs, and educational initiatives, the Foundation seeks to create opportunities for women to excel academically and personally