Danielle recently completed her position as the executive director of aChord: Social Psychology for Social Change - a center that promotes tolerant and equal intergroup relations by developing practical knowledge and innovative tools from cutting-edge research in social-psychology. Before joining aChord, Danielle was the founder and director of the Mandel Center for Leadership in the North, a center that promotes social leadership in Arab and Jewish localities. As a Fulbright scholar, Danielle earned a PhD in political science from Princeton. She researched the origins of citizens' motivation for political participation, and won the Best Dissertation Award in Political Psychology by the American Political Science Association. Prior to Princeton, Danielle earned a BA and MA in philosophy and political science from Tel Aviv University. Danielle worked at the Israel Democracy Institute where she led the first Israeli Democracy Index project. She also served as a journalist for almost a decade - head of the news desk at the Yediot Acharonot newspaper, and a correspondent, editor and broadcaster on Galei-tzahal radio.