Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Admission Counselor
Danielle joined the Harvard-Westlake community in 2021. A proud Los Angeles native, she returned home to earn a Master’s in Social Justice Education and Bilingual Teaching Credential from UCLA’s Teacher Education Program after receiving a B.A. in English with a minor in Spanish from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Danielle also studied at La Universidad Nacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. In addition to serving as the Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, she is part of the Admission Team as an Admission Counselor.
Her commitment to DEI is rooted in self-awareness, compassion, critical literacy, and community building. Prior to Harvard-Westlake, Danielle served as the Associate Director of the Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs where she partnered with admission offices and administrators from independent schools across the greater Los Angeles area, including HW, to champion equitable access to an exceptional education for underrepresented and underserved students of color.
In partnership with her husband, Brian, Danielle’s most fulfilling role is Parent Advocate for her exceptional daughter Josephine and her brilliant son Beau.