Daniel Maree is a communications professional, blogger, and social media marketing specialist with a passion for advancing global justice, building partnerships, and empowering young people. He currently serves as Communications Consultant at the World Bank in Washington, DC where his responsibilities include strategy and consulting, design, blogging, content management, online marketing and social networking for the World Development Report 2011—the Bank’s annual flagship publication.
Prior to joining the WDR 2011 Team, Daniel served as Special Assistant to John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project, a project of the Center for American Progress to end genocide and crimes against humanity. Daniel started his career at the Beverly Hills-based Participant Media (An Inconvenient Truth, Syriana, North Country, The Kite Runner) where he assisted the Social Action & Advocacy Team with grassroots advocacy campaigns and blogged for the social action network, TakePart.com.
In addition to his work at the Bank, Daniel currently blogs for the Huffington Post and Global Voices. He also serves on the Alumni Advisory Board for the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network. He grew up in South Africa and holds a BA in History, Philosophy, and Film from the School of Communication, Film, and Journalism at American University in Washington, DC.