Dana Lupton

Co-Founder and Executive/Artistic Director, Moving in the Spirit

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Dana Lupton is the co-founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Moving in the Spirit, a nonprofit that serves Atlanta's young people with a mission to reach community leaders through the art of dance. In her TEDxCPW talk in 2013, “Barbie's Bottom Line,” she envisioned America's iconic doll, now at age 54, reinventing herself to represent a realistic woman of today. Lupton studied at The American Dance Festival at Duke University and earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. She has performed throughout the United States and Europe, receiving numerous awards for "giving voice" to social, cultural and personal concerns.