Danielle Hendrix joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the 2020 Fellowship class. As a 2nd Year Fellow, Danielle supports the Police Foundation and the Southeast Colorado Springs Initiative as the Program Director and serves as a Program Director for the Internship. In addition, Danielle supports the Pikes Peak and Northwest regions.
Danielle is from Colorado Springs and graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. During her time at Coe, Danielle worked in the admissions office and was heavily involved in prospective students experiencing Coe. She was a mentor to first year students in the Bridge the Gap program created by the Academic Achievement program in which she participated. She was very dedicated to encouraging diversity on campus through different groups, one of the main being the Coehort organization. Danielle worked to connect with the Cedar Rapids community through her different jobs and internships such as her role as a patient care technician on the Oncology and Neurology floor at St. Luke’s Hospital, her work as a Community Outreach Facilitator for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and her internship with Tanager Place, an in-patient facility for adolescents struggling with behavioral or mental health challenges. In her free time, Danielle enjoys unique coffee shop adventures, spontaneous road trips, cooking and crime podcasts. Danielle is aspiring to receive her master’s degree in social work and become a family therapist with a specific focus on military families.