Danielle Ganak

Global Policy Advocate, Women’s Economic Empowerment

Danielle currently serves as the Global Policy Advocate, Women’s Economic Empowerment at ICRW, managing the strategic development of a new global coalition on women’s economic empowerment.

Prior to joining ICRW, Danielle worked as the Advocacy & Public Sector Coordinator for Landesa. There she developed, coordinated, and grew a Landesa-led global women’s land rights campaign – Stand For Her Land – building up country level coalitions in Tanzania and beyond. She also served as the Landesa representative on the Coalition for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Equality – advocating for the inclusion of women’s land right protections in USG international development policies and programs.

Danielle’s past positions include Council Coordinator at the US Nigerian Council, Washington, DC; Advocacy Associate, Executive Assistant to the CEO, and Program Intern at Landesa, Washington, DC and Seattle, WA; Development Associate at the Forest Stewardship Council, Seattle, WA; Legislative Intern for the Office of Senator Patty Murray, Washington, DC; and Program Coordinator for Slum Doctor Programme, Kochia, Kenya and Bellingham, WA.

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Education: Danielle holds a Master in International Relations & Global Studies with a focus on Diplomacy from Northeastern University and a Bachelor Degree in Political Science, minor in Anthropology, from Western Washington University.
Languages: English
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Advocacy, Economic Empowerment

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