Daniele Gerard is responsible for diversifying and increasing Food & Water Watch’s donor base in New York and the Northeast. Daniele’s fundraising experience has included event organizing and donor outreach for political campaigns, schools, and not-for-profits. A former commercial litigator and prisoners’ rights attorney, Daniele has also been an Upper West Side activist participating in the grassroots movement to ban fracking in New York State. Daniele has a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. She can be reached at dgerard(at)fwwatch.org.