Diversity reboot

Danielle Calhoun (She/Her)
Danielle Calhoun (She/Her)
Summit Speaker

Associate Director, Equity & Justice, APCO Worldwide

Danielle Calhoun is an associate director at APCO Worldwide and is based in Washington, D.C. With a background in digital media, public relations and project management, she has experience executing strategic communications solutions and building strong client relationships. Ms. Calhoun is a member of the firm’s Equity & Justice practice where she leverages her past agency experience having supported a variety of diversity and inclusion client projects, as well as having led Black American and anti-racism employee resource groups.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Calhoun worked as a senior digital account manager at Social Driver where she was keenly focused on managing and growing client relationships and fostering business development. She worked with advocacy and issue-based clients that spanned the civil rights, education and health care spaces to propose digital communications solutions to best meet their needs and reach their target audiences. Ms. Calhoun began her career at Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) where she worked for several years across multiple client accounts in the health care, food & beverage, automotive and financial industries. Specifically, she supported clients in implementing grassroots communication strategies and outreach to hone in on target audiences at a local level.