Danielle was born to migrant parents and grew up in the beautiful Illawarra region where she still lives. From a young age, Danielle began a journey of volunteering with not-for-profit and civil rights organisations, supporting vulnerable groups including refugees and asylum seekers.
In 2017, Danielle graduated from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of International Studies (Spanish and Global Sustainable Development and the Environment). She then completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at ANU and was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of NSW in 2018. Upon admission, she worked as a solicitor instructing civil litigation claims relating to historical sexual abuse.
Danielle has taken up the role of Adminstration and Education Services Coordinator for the Jindaola program. In this role Danielle, facilitates the productive collaboration between UOW staff, partners and Aboriginal Communities to develop projects, assignments, content, teaching strategies and pedagogical frameworks.