Danelle Brown

multidisciplinary artist

Brooklyn, US

technology environments freelancer entrepreneur

Danelle Marqui Brown (sounds like Day-nelle) is a NYC-based multidisciplinary—a creative director, a designer, a sustainability leader, a strategist, and a historian of science, technology, and medicine. She is also the founder of By Mnemosyne (est. 2013), an integrated consultancy rooted in the arts and sciences.

Since the early 2000s, she has been a steward and champion of sustainable development and climate action, beginning as one of the first STEM-based design students to focus on sustainability for built interior environments at FIT, designing one of NYC’s pioneering farm-to-table restaurants (Cookshop), founding Verte (2005-2012)—an eco-friendly holistic design and lifestyle studio, with birth doula and green living services—and the former blog, The Green Doula (2008-2012). 

As a freelancer and employee—she has served as a creative communications, production, and business lead for accounts / companies / organizations including Fortune 500 and leading brands like Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Dell Technologies, Douglas Elliman, Edelman, Frette, J.Crew, Johnson & Johnson, The LEGO Group, Kimberly-Clark, The Tribeca Film Festival, Volkswagen, and Walmart. She’s also been accepted as a freelancer for the world’s top network of vetted climate freelancers—the Leafr platform. In her last corporate role, she served as Creative Director within the Integrated Communications group for W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC).

As an entrepreneur, Danelle has created brand identities, experiences, communications, and strategies for the likes of Chicken & Egg Pictures, IPG, Mama Glow, May Lindstrom Skin, Onassis Cultural Center New York, and Phuong Dang Perfumes.

As a historian, she has presented at the New York Academy of Medicine, the University of Macerata, and for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Google. As a former mentor for the Global STEM Alliance, she has worked with organizations such as The Billion Oysters Project, Marvel Studios, and the Next Scholars program at the New York Academy of Sciences.

Danelle earned a bachelor’s in interior design, with a focus on sustainability, from FIT. She is a former DONA trained and certified birth doula, and later earned a master’s focusing on the history of science, technology, and medicine from Harvard, in addition to completing a joint certificate program offered by the Harvard Divinity School and Harvard Extension School. Other credentials include Sustainability Excellence Associate and TRUE Advisor from Green Business Certification Inc., and recognition as a Business Intelligence Analyst by the Corporate Finance Institute®. In 2022, she was selected as one of 120 participants for the US LinkedIn Creator Accelerator Program - Technology and Innovation cohort, later creating and hosting the limited podcast series, Silo Solving.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danellemarquibrown/
Bio Site: https://www.danellemarquibrown.com/


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