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    Danielle Toussaint

    Danielle Kristine Toussaint is the founder of Purple Haus, a boutique executive communications consultancy that offers fractional leadership, strategic advising, and coaching support to CEOs and their creative teams. Her book, Dare to Think Purple, shares leadership insights and inspiring stories from social entrepreneurs.  Over her twenty-year career, she has partnered with leaders at global organizations, national philanthropies, and local nonprofits to unlock the power of narrative change and strategic communications for the greater good. Previously, she founded the creative agency, She Thinks Purple, and led brand marketing, partnership development, and communications strategy as Chief External Affairs Officer for NewSchools Venture Fund, Communicator in Residence for Ascend at The Aspen Institute, and Managing Director of Marketing and Communications for both iMentor and KID Museum.  Her writing has been featured in publications such as Huffington Post,, Business Insider, and TEDx. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and African American Studies from Yale University and an M.S.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Fun fact: Born in the US, with Caribbean family roots, she speaks Haitian Creole, Spanish (and a little French and Jamaican Patois, too).
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