Danielle Hayman is the Director of Samvid Scholars where she builds and manages this graduate scholarship program for future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society.
Prior to joining Samvid Ventures, Danielle was the founding Site Director for Braven’s NYC region where she led program implementation and built and supported partnerships, scaling the program by 80% in three years. Danielle has diverse experience within the education and social impact sectors including nonprofit, philanthropy, and consulting. Danielle has worked as a Strategy & Operations Associate at Huron Consulting for higher education institutions, interned at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the K-12 team, and worked at the Urban Assembly in college access.
Danielle graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. She holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University with a focus in Decision Sciences and an EdM in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Danielle lives in New York City and, as an avid marathoner, can be found running up bridges and through parks.