Danielle North is the Owner of Kidz Kingdom, Detroit’s first indoor playground and a licensed childcare center. She is also the Founder of Detroit Women’s Leadership Network, which has grown to over 11,000 members on its Facebook platform, and Biz Kidz to enhance her commitment to mentoring future entrepreneurs.
In 2021, North became the Founding Executive Director of Degree Forward and Partner of the Diploma Equity Project. Additionally, in 2015, she launched her education consulting firm, EdReform Partners, serving authorizers, schools, and nonprofits across Michigan. Before that, she was a charter school authorizer as the Deputy Director of Charter Schools at Detroit Public Schools and a community developer with the Warren-Conner Development Coalition.
North is a 2021 Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 awardee and a Shining Light Mayor Dave Bing Future Leaders awardee.
North earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Central Michigan University. She is also a proud 2012 alum of the prestigious German Marshall Memorial Fellowship.