Danielle has committed her career to empowering communities through development and engagement.
Before to joining The Elevate Prize Foundation, Danielle worked in community engagement at United Way of Miami-Dade, managing an early literacy intervention program that increased literacy skills for pre-school students across the county. Danielle has supported refugees as part of a resettlement program in Georgia. She led a federally funded Corporation for National and Community Service program designed to engage volunteers 55 and older to meet critical community needs. She has also worked closely with families with sick children, ensuring they had essential items and housing at Ronald McDonald House.
Danielle is an active member of the Global Shapers Community, a network of young people driving dialogue, action, and change across the world. In 2019 Danielle led Global Shapers’ Miami Hub as curator. She traveled to the World Economic Forum, where she met other young people passionate about building community, policy making, and creating lasting change. Locally, she supported a cohort of 25 young adults as they thought creatively on how to tackle some of Miami’s most pressing issues. Danielle is also a proud AmeriCorps Vista Alumni.Danielle grew up in Indiana and moved to Florida in 2015. She currently lives in Miami with her cat Tonks.