Danielle Bowman is a Project Manager at the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan (WIN). In 2015, the Advance Michigan Defense Collaborative was awarded a Defense Industry Adjustment grant from the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment, which is managed by WIN. Danielle provides support for the project management of economic recovery, talent initiatives, and technology development projects related to the defense industry in the region in order to fulfill the objectives of phase one and a recently awarded second phase of the grant.
In helping to manage the fifteen subtasks of the grant’s first phase and six subtasks of the second phase, Danielle has a variety of responsibilities that range from coordinating meetings with regional partners and recruiting companies for initiatives like the Michigan Alliance for Greater Mobility Advancement (MAGMA) and Opportunity Detroit Tech (ODT) to performing research on defense adjacent industries such as cybersecurity and connected and autonomous vehicles. Danielle’s organizational and analytical skills, as well as those in project management, are drawn from both her academic background and professional history.
Danielle is a Michigan native who returned to metro Detroit after graduate school to pursue a career in the nonprofit world. She attended Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia as an undergraduate, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in American History. After graduation, she moved to Gainesville, Florida to attend the University of Florida, where she received a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies, focusing on Art History and Collections Management.