Danielle Liebl is Founder and Executive Director of DIFFERbilities Experience, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities to high school and college students to promote inclusion of people with and without disabilities. Danielle is a graduate of the College of Saint Benedict, where she received a dual-degree in Theology and Peace Studies. Currently, Danielle is a J.D. candidate at the University of St. Thomas Law School in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Impassioned by her personal experience growing up with Cerebral Palsy, Danielle has become an ambassador for people with intellectual disabilities. She has served on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Minnesota and United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota, spoke at several national education conferences, as well as the White House, and founded her own 501(c)3 organization. Danielle aims to reduce the stigma associated with disabilities by connecting people with and without disabilities. Through her work, she has helped build friendships and develop understanding among students of different backgrounds. Danielle has designed a powerful model of partnering students with and without disabilities in a controlled environment.
The board and staff of the National Inclusion Project are very excited to have a new member of the family. Danielle brings a new and very valued perspective to the organization. Those guests attending our Circle of Heroes Champions Gala in Raleigh will have the opportunity to meet Danielle on Saturday, Sept 26th.