Ava Danville has over 10 years’ experience in coaching diverse populations and managing diverse projects in U.S. and international settings that involve assessment, evaluation, and execution. She enjoys developing personalized and scalable solutions to organizational problems and has experience in non-profit organizations and institutions, small businesses, retail organizations, and consumer-focused Fortune 100 companies.
As a beneficiary and participant of many pipeline opportunities, Ms. Danville has subsequently paid it forward by being a mentor/coach over the past 13 years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Past roles include being a peer mentor, a full-time MBA Admissions Counselor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, and career coach (Hofstra University). While at the Kelley School of Business and Hofstra University, she had the opportunity to design and implement curriculums focused on intercultural competencies and professional development outcomes.
Since joining the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business in 2018, she has had the opportunity to continue developing personalized and scalable solutions through her roles on the Executive Education and Corporate Relations teams. On the Executive Education team, Ms. Danville managed the M.S. in Business Analytics global degree program (approx. 60 executive-level students per cohort from 6 continents) which included modules at NYU Shanghai and NYU Abu Dhabi.
As part of Ms. Danville’s current role on the Corporate Relations team, she has managed the summer 2020 Women’s Mentor program for 42 MBA students (up 24% from the previous year) and organized corporate treks for the pre-MBA Veterans population (summer 2020). Additionally, Ms. Danville serves on the MBA Programs Diversity Steering Committee, started a Culture Club on her team, and completed the Intercultural Development Indicator (IDI) Qualified Administrator training in August 2020.
Ms. Danville holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. In her spare time, Ms. Danville enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, exercising, and trying new activities.