Danielle De La Fuente

Founder & CEO, Amal Alliance

United States of America

Danielle De La Fuente has vast experience in peacebuilding and diplomatic efforts stemming from her work at the US Department of Defense and multiple Embassies. Her passion for achieving sustainable development, led her to form the Amal Alliance. Amal is an international NGO that provides displaced and disenfranchised children worldwide with education and social development programs to help cope with the invisible scars of trauma, and the learning fundamentals needed to succeed. Bridging policy and practice, she sits on the Advisory Board of Boston University’s Global Development Policy Center, a G20Y Committee, the Steering Committee of Karanga, and forms part of numerous international coalitions and UN task teams for early childhood development, inclusive education, and social emotional learning. Danielle obtained her BA in International Relations from Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Affairs and MLitt in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.