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Debby Dodge

Grant Manager
Louisville, KY
Debby joined the Lift a Life Novak Family Foundation as the Lead4Change Grant Manager after retiring from USA TODAY as Senior Director of Education. Debby’s responsibilities include overseeing the Lead4Change Grant contribution, establish, build and develop strategic partnerships, facilitate teacher training and outreach and manage the Lead4Change Educator Advisory Board.

With a passion for education, Debby loves the work she does to shape the leaders of tomorrow through the Lead4Change Student Leadership Program. “We have seen first hand how Lead4Change brings about an amazing transformation in students and the communities they serve.” Lead4Change empowers students to act, to serve and to make big things happen locally or globally. Lead4Change is privately funded and free to all middle and high schools in the US.