Dr. Daniel has volunteered in Charlottesville’s non-profit sector for many years. She served as board chair of the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area‘s board of directors from 2009-2011, and is an active Life Member of the board. Dr. Daniel also is a member of the United Way’s Self-Sufficiency Impact Team that provides grants for programs addressing issues related to employment barriers for underemployed and unemployed adults, plus issues related to literacy and budgeting.
Dr. Daniel was one of the founders of Women United in Philanthropy, in partnership with the United Way. For the past decade, Women United has provided women’s multigenerational leadership, collective giving and informed grant-making to create self-actualizing opportunities for our community’s women and children.
In 2015, Dr. Daniel was selected by The Daily Progress as one of Charlottesville’s “Distinguished Dozen” for her volunteer work with United Way and other community non-profits. Each year 12 Central Virginia residents “who in their jobs or other pursuits make notable contributions to the community” are named as a “Distinguished Dozen” during the holiday season. Read the full Daily Progress profile article of Dr. Daniel here.