Danielle Fernandes

Danielle Fernandes (she/her) is a researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where she works on gender-based violence in urban spaces. As a public health professional with a passion for community-focused healthcare, her work focuses on using participatory action to address gender-based violence, mental health, and sexual health challenges. She has worked on projects in India, South Africa and Uganda to tap on accessible resources, such as digital technology and lay health workers, and develop low-cost sustainable innovations.