Danielle Geathers is a Fellow at ghSMART. She will work closely with Consultants in the service of clients and take the lead on driving priority research initiatives for the Firm.
Danielle is a Rising Senior at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) studying mechanical engineering from Miami, Florida. Last year, she was elected as the first Black Woman Student Body President in MIT’s history and was re-elected in May to serve a second term.
She also serves as an ex-officio member of the MIT Alumni Association Board of Directors. At MIT, she is passionate about engaging students in solving the biggest problems on campus. During the height of the pandemic, Danielle organized a hackathon that focused on improving student life which engaged over 500 undergraduates. She secured free menstrual products for every dorm on campus and successfully advocated for the adoption of Indigenous People’s Day as an Institute holiday.
Danielle is a member of the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) and Black Women’s Alliance. She is also involved in the Black Students Union (BSU) where she has played an influential role in the advocacy of BSU’s Political Action Committee.
Apart from her student government work, Danielle is the founder and director of Talented Ten, a program created in 2019 to increase the matriculation of Black women to MIT.