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Pioneering CEO and Captain of America True
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Dawn Riley was born July 21, 1964 and is an America's Cup and Around the World Sailboat racer who is also an accomplished businesswoman, community leader and youth sports advocate, author, speaker, TV commentator and committed philanthropist.

Riley was the 1st woman to have a physically active role in the America's Cup on the winning America team in 1992. Bill Koch was the skipper and patron of this team. Koch went on to sponsor America3 1995, The Women's Team. Riley was the Team Captain of this team.

In 2000 Riley created and lead America True, a coed team with a very modest budget that surprised all experts by eliminating many of the top teams in the competition, including New York Yacht Club's entry and Dennis Conner's Stars and Stripes. The America True team had one of the 1st fully active foundations as a part of the campaign. The America True Foundation continues in its work of making sailing accessible with programs across the United States getting at-risk-kids out on the water.

Riley served on the board of the Women's Sports Foundation from 1999 – 2006 as the President for 2003 and 2004. She is also politically active in the Democratic Party.

As watch captain, engineer and diver on the 1st All Women's Team to race around the world, on Maiden in the 1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Race (now known as the Volvo Ocean Race), Riley was known as a leader on the water. In the following edition of the Whitbread organizers and sponsor Heineken called upon her to lead another women's team that had had a mutiny aboard their boat during the 1st leg. This story of physical and emotional extremes combined with growing leadership is recounted in the book "Taking the Helm" (Little Brown).

In 2007 Riley continued to work in the America's Cup, as the General Manager of the French Team for the America's Cup, Areva Challenge.




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