Danielle Holly is currently the Associate Director of Leadership Programs at the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program. In this role, she is responsible for the strategy, growth and management of BSP’s First Movers Fellowship and the Leaders Forum. Prior to this role, Danielle was the CEO of Common Impact, a national nonprofit organization that connects business and social change professionals in pro bono projects that are focused on alleviating inequality. During her time at Common Impact, she grew the organization from a small, local nonprofit to a national leader in strategic volunteerism, consulted with hundreds of Fortune 500 companies in shaping their social impact strategies, and supported capacity building initiatives at nonprofits.
She is a contributing writer to Nonprofit Quarterly and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, an active nonprofit board member, and member of Chief, Nationswell and the Forbes Women’s Council. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Fordham University, and an M.B.A from Boston University.
Danielle lives with her family in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and loves indulging in public libraries and public transportation, alongside all that NYC has to offer. She spends most weekends chasing her small children around Prospect Park.