Location: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Danielle De Golier, Advocate, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political activism and education.
Ms. De Golier has always strived to make a difference in her community, stemming from her work as an educator to her work as a political activist, lobbyist and organizer. In her career, she worked as a professor and dancer, and helmed many organizations that focused on protecting people and animal’s rights and welfare. She founded and was the facilitator of such organizations as Love Addicts Anonymous and Citizens Against Pollution. In 1982, her work with Citizens Against Pollution resulted in a statue erected in her honor located in Lewiston, New York. She has also received recognition from the Wall of Tolerance and the National Women’s Museum for her work. Though she has tirelessly worked through her career to secure rights for others, she has placed greater emphasis on making sure these laws are properly enforced and respected.
On a civic level, Ms. De Golier has served as a federal and state lobbyist of the Stalkers Act and provided sponsorship to upgrade domestic violence laws. She served as the president and public relations director of the Niagara Area Chapter of the Animal Birth Control Society of Western New York and helped these positions with the People’s Animal Lover Society. Ms. De Golier has also lobbied for updated adoption laws that grant adopted adults access to medical information. She ran her own column, “Just Ask Danni” for the Niagara Falls Reporter from 2000 to 2002 and has provided her editorial work for the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Niagara Gazette. In 1977, Ms. De Golier published the children’s book “A Lap for Leonard” and donated the proceeds to animal welfare causes. She continues to remain active as a writer on divorce and betrayal with her friend, Dr. Carole Harris. Ms. De Golier was married to David Frederick De Golier and together they had one son, Jeffrey David De Golier, who passed away in 2010.
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