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Director of Institute for International Business



  • Associate Professor of Practice of John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC)

    Tippie College of Business

  • Associate Professor of Practice of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business

  • Director, Mandela Washington Fellowship Program

    University of Iowa


  • MS in International Affairs, Georgetown University, 2002
  • BA in Business Administration, Augustana College, 2000

Licenses & Certifications

  • CGBP Trainer, NASBITE International, November 2014.
  • Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP), NASBITE International, June 2013.

Selected Presentations

  • Doresca, D. (2017, March) Trading with Africa: Why and How?. Conference Presentation presented at NASBITE International 30th Annual Conference, Spokane, Washington.
  • Doresca, D. (2016, November) Trading with Africa - Why and How?. Conference Presentation presented at Piecing Together Global Trade, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Doresca, D. (2014, April) Risks Analysis: Key Considerations When Doing Business Overseas. Oral presented at NASBITE International Annual Conference, Memphis, Tennessee.

Professional Service

  • NASBITE International, Board of Governors, Member.
  • Engage Cuba Coalition, State of Iowa Council, Member.
  • YALI Regional Leadership Center - Dakar Senegal, Steering Committee, Member.
  • Iowa City Noon Rotary Club, International Service Committee, Chair.
  • Iowa City Noon Rotary Club, Member.
  • Community Health Initiative Haiti, Board Membership, Nonprofit.
  • Iowa District Export Council, Member.
  • Davenport Sister City Board, Board Membership, Nonprofit, February 2016.
  • Bettendorf Rotary Club International Service Committee, Board Membership, Nonprofit, March 2015 - July 2015.