Leah Danville is a communications specialist that brings over ten (10) years of experience highlighting marginalized voices and advocating within domestic and international spaces. Her experience includes the development and implementation of strategic communication for domestic and international NGOs, governmental organizations, and for-profit corporations within a variety of sectors.
Domestically, Ms. Danville has worked with NGOs and labor organizations such as the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), the Equal Rights Center, Teaching for Change, and the Older Women’s League to create and disseminate communication materials that advocate for inclusionary policies.
In the international arena, Ms. Danville has worked alongside organizations, both in-country and remotely, to monitor, evaluate, enhance, and execute programming. As a two-time Fulbright Malaysia grantee, Ms. Danville collaborated with the U.S. State Department and Malaysian state officials on the planning, budgeting, and development of experiential-based learning curricula for over 2,000 students at two Malaysian high schools and over 50 cultural education programs throughout Malaysia impacting over 5,000 students. Most recently, Ms. Danville served as a consultant to the Women’s Rehabilitation Center (WOREC) in Nepal where she coordinated and conducted quantitative and qualitative research with survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). Additionally, Ms. Danville has lived in Malaysia, Spain, and Italy, has traveled to over 50 countries, and has conversational proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, and Malay.
As a recent M.A. graduate from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Ms. Danville has conducted in-depth policy analysis of labor market trends in Southeast Asia, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programs in Southeast Asia, and global education reform all through a lens of diversity and inclusion. Additionally, she has completed non-credit skills courses in Monitoring and Evaluation for International Development, Design Thinking, and Election Observation and Reporting.
Ms. Danville holds an M.A. in international relations and international economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a B.Sc. in public relations and history from the University of Miami.