Danielle Da Silva

Photographer

Danielle is the Founder and CEO of Photographers Without Borders and is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning photographer/director as well as a conservationist, scholar, activist and speaker. Danielle is most passionate about using storytelling to connect people to the earth and to each other in an ethical way. She has earned a Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Conservation Biology, Psychology and Global Studies from the University of Western Ontario, as well as an MSc. in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics. Danielle has worked with hundreds of NGOs and several multilateral organizations and has travelled to over 80 countries, and learned more than 7 languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, some Swahili and Indonesian (and is currently practicing her Hindi and Arabic). She is the recipient of the Canadian Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leaders Award, a lecturer at Fleming College for the Environmental Visual Communications program, and has just received the Sony Alpha Female Award.

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