Danielle North, Founding Executive Director of Degree Forward, is passionately pursuing college completion rates for working adults and professionals.

What inspires you? My commitment to supporting my community and making an impact in the lives of disenfranchised members of our society.

Who is your ideal client? Working professionals and adults.

Why did you choose Grand River WorkPlace? This is my community. I was a resident here for nearly a decade, and I’ve owned a brick and mortar business in this community for 6 years. This felt like home.

What’s next? Making a substantial impact on college completion rates in the state of Michigan.

Where is your favorite place to hang out in Detroit? Downtown Detroit

What are your social media handles? #degreeforward

Do you have a website? www.degreeforward.org