Dawn Wilson holds an MBA in International Business (University of Victoria), a B.A. with Honours (UBC), a Post-Degree Professional Teaching Certificate (PDPP:UVIC), a Certificate in Online Education (University of London), and a Certificate in Intercultural Studies (UBC). She is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), and the Global Competencies Inventory (GCI). Dawn was formerly the Director of Education Extension and International Programs at St. Michaels University School, a K-12 independent school in Victoria.
She retired in February, 2020. In her previous role, she organized the study abroad for domestic students, as well as customized short-term programs for visiting international students. She has attended the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication (SIIC) in Portland three times, once as a Fellow. In her retirement, Dawn plans to continue exploring her passions, which include volunteering for a variety of different organizations and sports teams, and maintaining an active lifestyle.