Danielle Robertson is a senior program specialist at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Danielle joined USIP in January 2014 as a research assistant for the Gender and Peacebuilding program, coordinating the work of the U.S. Civil Society Working Group (CSWG) on the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
In her current role, Danielle supports global initiatives related to gender equality. Specifically, she works with the Missing Peace Initiative, which focuses on the prevention and mitigation of sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Prior to USIP, she worked as the assistant to the Skills Institute Program at American University, managing weekend training courses on a variety of skill-based topics. Her research interests include issues related to the historical memory of a conflict and its impact on the roles of men and women in post-conflict settings.
Danielle holds a master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in International Development from Pennsylvania State University.