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Donna Eason

Dean of Students
Raleigh, North Carolina

Donna Eason is an Upper School Dean of Students at Cary Academy in Cary, NC. Along with her administrative duties, she also teaches English 9: The Heroic Journey and English 10: Identity and Change Furthermore, Donna teaches an upper-level elective called Creative and Collaborative World building. In this course, students work individually and collectively to create unique, speculative-fiction worlds. Then, they build these worlds in a 3D platform and create organic stories by immersing themselves as characters in their original civilizations.

Outside of school, Donna is a huge science fiction fan, and two years ago, she created The Color of Fandom, a geek-oriented Meetup that focuses on diversity in books, comics, tv shows, movies, video games, board games, and cosplay in the speculative fiction world. The group is continuously thriving - at 250+ members, it is the most active geek-focused Meetup in the Triangle.