Danielle Ulrich joined Social Impact in 2023 and is an experienced international development professional who blends more than 11 years of USAID project management expertise with the principles of organizational psychology to grow and motivate effective global teams that achieve results. She has extensive experience leading, implementing, and managing large and multifaceted USAID-funded development programs in more than 15 countries. Danielle has 17 years of management experience which she leverages to ensure optimally functioning teams that achieve programmatic and operational success.
Danielle’s work has historically focused on implementing programs in the technical sectors of democracy and governance, peace and stabilization, health supply chain management, workforce development, and human and institutional capacity development. She brings in-country experience and contextual knowledge from her work in the Middle East and North Africa, West Africa, Eastern Europe, Haiti, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. She combines a proven track record of senior-level leadership building and operationalizing strategic plans, risk mitigation, and managing for results with the principles of organizational psychology to address complex organizational issues, inspire teams, and provide data driven approaches to achieve development results. Danielle specializes in the implementation of multi-year, large-scale donor funded programming, remote management, and operating in dynamic country contexts.
Danielle holds an MPS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, an M.A. in International Relations with a focus on Transatlantic Security Policy from American University, and is conversationally fluent in French.