Headshot of Dani Palomo

Coordinator — Women’s Center

G108 MU Student Center

Dani Palomo:

Danielle Palomo is from Edinburg, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. She is an educator and social justice advocate who works with college students to develop a larger understanding of social justice education, and their role in the world around them. Danielle believes that social justice education and advocacy are important to students’ academic success and provides tools to aid them in a postgrad/professional setting. Currently, Danielle is the Coordinator of the Women’s Center at the University of Missouri.

Since 2017, she has been working with the Department of Social Justice to promote education, programmatic outreach, and student success for the marginalized students on campus. In addition to her work with students, Danielle sits on the Family Friendly Task Force and the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women; both of which promote a better experience for women on MU’s campus. Danielle received her Bachelor’s in English Literature from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She then went on to receive her Master’s in Education from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

Educational background:
Southern Methodist University (Dallas) ’14 Bachelors of Arts in English
University of North Texas (Denton, Texas) ’17 Masters of Education, Higher Education

How long have you been at the university?
Dani has been at Mizzou since 2017.

What committees, professional organizations or other groups do you serve on?
Dani is a member of ACPA, a national student affairs association. She serves on the Chancellor’s Status of Women Committee.

More about me:
Dani is from Texas. She has a dog named Penny. She’s found a home at Mizzou. 🙂