Danielle Hosein is the National Health Law Program’s (NHeLP) Grants Manager based in its Washington, D.C. office. She has spent her career helping nonprofit organizations advance health equity at the intersection of race, place, and opportunity.
Prior to joining NHeLP, Danielle was the Program Administrator for Susan G. Komen’s African American Health Equity Initiative where she managed operations of a grant funded program that seeks to reduce breast cancer disparities among African American women through cross-sector collaboration and community investment, with a racial health equity lens.
In addition, Danielle has spent over four years in various roles in tobacco prevention including managing a national youth advocacy program. She worked to expand smoke-free housing and other model tobacco control policies as Deputy Director of NYC Smoke-Free at Public Health Solutions. Notably, she produced a Telly Award winning docu-short film capturing the implementation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s smoke-free public housing mandate in the largest public housing authority in the nation.
She began her career in grants management and development at the Fund for Public Health in New York City, the philanthropic incubator of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Danielle received her MPH in Community Health Education from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and Bachelor’s in Health Service Administration from Lehman College. Originally from the Bronx, New York, she now resides in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. with her family.