Dawn is a 43-year-old mother, living in the DC Metropolitan area. She was diagnosed with RRMS in 2000. She has a BA in American Studies from SUNY Buffalo, and completed her graduate work in English as a Second Language at American University. In 2001, Dawn was on track to begin a PhD program; however, life got in the way and an MS diagnosis became the focus.
She was an elementary ESL teacher for fifteen years and now teaches ESL courses at Anne Arundel and Howard Community College on a part-time basis.
She loves being a mom to her son, yoga, transcendental meditation, foreign films, music, Black culture, and is currently completing her memoir about her life with MS.
Find her on Instagram @dawn_janine