Board Member at PangeaSeed Foundation
Danni Washington is a TV host and Science Communicator who is also the first African-American woman to host her own science television series. Currently, Danni is featured as a correspondent on a weekly nationally syndicated CBS series called Mission Unstoppable with host Miranda Cosgrove who is also co-Executive Producer alongside fellow actor Geena Davis. Danni has also hosted other STEM shows including Xploration Nature Knows Best on FOX, Science the $#!\* Out Of It for Facebook Watch, Untamed Science for Pearson Publishing and Ocean GEMS. In 2017, Danni was selected as one of the 10 young rising innovators who was profiled in CA Technologies #STEM10 initiative alongside artist Jaden Smith and other rising stars in the field. Danni also served as the 2018 spokesperson of the nation’s largest celebration of STEM at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington D.C. She is a graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in Marine Science & Biology. She is also the co-founder of Big Blue & You, a proficient scuba diver, the co-creator of Sea Youth Rise Up, an inspirational speaker, and a passionate advocate for ocean and planet conservation.