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Danielle Legault

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Danielle Legault is the VETS Program Officer with Veterinarians Without Borders North America/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Amérique du Nord.

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Danielle Legault

VETS Program Officer

Danielle joined Veterinarians Without Borders North America/Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Amérique du Nord (VWB/VSF) in March 2024. She is a published academic author with five years of international development research experience and is driven by her passion for improving global well-being for animals and people alike. Throughout her professional career, she has worked and volunteered in many diverse and international spaces, including Senegal, Ecuador, and Nunavut.

Danielle holds a Master's degree from York University, where her research investigated the role, impact, and welfare of food animals in Canadian-funded international development initiatives. She has a Bachelor's degree in Global and International Studies from Carleton University, where she also worked at the International Students Services Office, welcoming international students from across the world to Ottawa, the place she calls home.

In her free time, Danielle enjoys training her cats new tricks, birdwatching, looking for fossils, thrifting, and reading.

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