Director, Strategic Partnerships
Danielle is an accomplished leader with a depth of expertise in the non-profit sector. Her work in international development has led her to develop a keen interest in gender equity and global health. Danielle is a connector with a natural ability to bring people and ideas together to generate sustainable and scalable impact. She has an innate curiosity, continuously learning and pushing herself towards new challenges.
Danielle joined Operation Eyesight in 2019 as the Director of Strategic Partnerships. In this role, she leads the government relations portfolio, advances the funding strategy by identifying, building and cultivating partnerships with funders and other stakeholders in the global health sector, and works closely with the programs team to generate innovative approaches to scale our impact. Representing Operation Eyesight, Danielle sits on the Gender Equity work group for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
Danielle holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Mount Royal University with a minor in social innovation and non-profit management. In 2017, she completed the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) Investment Management training, covering all aspects of investing in small and growing businesses with a focus on emerging markets. Danielle has held multiple board positions and is currently the President and Chair of the Mount Royal University Alumni Council.