A. Rima Dael is General Manager of WSHU, Fairfield, Conn. She has over 25 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations in Public Media, Arts, Education & the Human Service sectors. She came to WSHU from New England Public Radio, where she was the executive director of development & major gifts. Dael is passionate about the essential role of public media in our communities and the transformational power of the arts.
Originally from the Philippines, Dael spent her early years in Old Greenwich, Conn., and in several Southeast Asian countries. Rima received her bachelor's degree in Anthropology and Theatre Arts from Mt. Holyoke College. Her master's degree is in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of Management & Urban Policy at the New School University where she was a Community Development Finance Fellow.