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Danielle DiPenti '04
The daughter of a Haitian immigrant, Danielle
wrote in her
Steamboat application about the obstacles her
mother faced raising two daughters in a poor Brooklyn community.
demonstrated similar perseverance when she
was accepted to Prep for Prep at the age of ten and became a National Achievement finalist in high school.
A graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, Danielle earned her certificate in African-American Studies and wrote her senior thesis on water scarcity in South Africa after spending a semester abroad at the University of Cape Town.
Outside of the classroom, Danielle
was involved in two Princeton dance troupes, tutored for a pre-school early training program through Princeton Community House, and participated in fundraising efforts benefiting Operation Smile, a medical charity that repairs childhood facial deformities.
After graduation, Danielle worked as a strategic consultant at Public Financial Management in New York City.
The first Forbes
intern ever to receive the distinction of a contributing author, Danielle
did outstanding work on the first drafts of over 50 biographies for the 2004 Forbes
calculated data from SEC filings and interviewed the assistants of billionaires and the high net-worth individuals themselves.
Where are they now?
Danielle graduated from Harvard Business School in the spring of 2010.