Danielle’s work with the Investing in Inclusive Finance team focuses primarily on developing the capacity of board members through peer learning and exchange. Danielle also works closely with investors who make active, sustainable investments in financial institutions that serve the base of the pyramid.
Prior to joining the Center in 2011, Danielle worked part-time with Accion Investments while pursuing masters’ degrees in international business at Tuft’s Fletcher School, and in public administration at the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to Accion, she worked in Beijing at Wokai, a nonprofit microfinance start-up, and also for Intellecap, a leading microfinance consultancy in India. Danielle began her career as a financial analyst in San Diego.
In addition to her masters’ degrees, Danielle also holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Vermont. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and dog. In addition to financial inclusion, she is also passionate about playing ice hockey, downhill skiing, and traveling.