Dawn was born to mission driven parents who moved back to India to fulfill God's calling. Dawn is the daughter of K.K. Devaraj, founder of Bombay Teen Challenge. BTC is a ministry reaching out to the neglected in society by testifying the love of Christ in both word and deed.
Each day, the burden to be the light to diminish the darkness grew as she saw the atrocities the women and children were facing in India. She volunteered at the kids home as a young adult. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, she pursued her Master's degree in Sociology and worked as Project coordinator for four years and the last two years as Executive Assistant.