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Hi, I am Danni.
I’m a trans activist
and policy wonk.

I work as the Executive Director
of Gender Justice League

I am a community based activist & organizer who is passionate about civil rights, health care access, and addressing homelessness. I am dedicated policy and political wonk working across progressive movements for social change. In my spare time I like to bike and am an avid rock climber.

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I have worked for 10 years as a social worker, mental health provider, and manager for various organizations.

I founded Gender Justice League, was the National Program Director for GSA Network, Policy Director at Basic Rights Oregon, and was the Trans Health Program Director at Verbena.

I have lectured at over 200 universities, companies, organizations, and schools on issues impacting LGBTQ communities.

I have worked on a number of ballot measure campaigns for the LGBTQ community from non-discrimination measures, to same-sex marriage, to successfully defeating the country’s first anti-transgender ballot measure.


I’m looking to learn new technology. My interests are in web development, databases, & mobile apps.


I am ready to move to your company’s city if needed.


I have been a team leader for 2 years at the last position and am looking for a similar position.


I’m looking to learn new technology. My interests are in web development, databases, & mobile apps.

Press Coverage

Here is some press coverage of my work.

Latest tweets

Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 23
RT @JuddLegum: Weird. A few days ago he remembered fine and said everything was "wholly appropriate" https://t.co/hPex9JolRe
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 14
This year's race is going to be an interesting one. https://t.co/H5f1ibh7r1
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 11
RT @levipulk: Nice review of Jenny Durkan's big moments from @heidigroover. 1 I'd add is her decision not to prosecute any WaMU execs after…
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 11
RT @TheStranger: Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan is joining the mayoral race. Here's what you need to know about her: https://t.co/oJKMcG
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 11
RT @KUOW: Learn more about Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan #KUOWRecord https://t.co/Yz2Ikly8IY
Danni Askini
@danniaskiniMay 11
RT @Eric_A_Stanley: Fighting #Gentrification is an an abolitionist action. Read this and share, the YIMBYs are coming for us. @truthout htt…

I am a dedicated individual who is passionate about justice, equity, and public policy.

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