Danielle has acquired critical thematic knowledge in African philanthropy and resource mobilisation through her Postgraduate studies at Wits Business School and in collaboration with the Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment. Prior to joining the African Climate Foundation, Danielle worked at a prominent Intellectual Property law firm where she assisted in providing counsel to Chinese enterprises navigating the African market. Her passion for innovation on the continent stemmed from her engagement with young entrepreneurs, facilitating the translation of their ideas to investors. In addition, she holds a BA in brand building and management.