IDCE Students Profiles

Dani Battle (ES&P '2013)
IDCE Fellow

Dani Battle (U.K.) is a UK native who moved to the United States in the early 1990's. She has a BS in Sustainable Community Development from the UWW program at UMass Amherst, and is thrilled to be continuing her education in this topic as a Masters student in the ES&P program. Dani has been a volunteer worker for the Patriot Resource Conservation & Development Council in Westford for over 6 years, and in 2011 she was given the position of Executive Director of the organization. She has also completed an internship at NRCS via the SCA (Student Conservation Association) and AmeriCorps at the same RC&D organization. Dani's main interests are in developing community and social bonds which focus on improving access to local food and products, the removal of detrimental practices in the food system, and the strengthening of community/socially just sustainability movements.