Dawn Nickel

Founder of SHE RECOVERS® Foundation, Dawn is an accomplished thought leader in the women's recovery sphere and a visionary in the recovery movement. She holds a Ph.D. in health care policy and has extensive experience in researching and writing about women experiencing substance use disorders, mental health challenges, and intimate partner violence. Dawn started her own journey of recovery from a substance use disorder and domestic violence in 1987. She is also in recovery from anxiety, grief, trauma, overworking, and cancer. Since 2012, she has dedicated herself to creating and holding space (both online and off) for women in recovery. 

Dawn offers women support, tools, and pathways so they can connect with themselves and with other like-hearted women.