Dani Sanchez

Position: Program Associate

Pronoun: She/Her/Ella


Dani is a Summer Search Alumna! She was a part of the SS High School Program (Class of 2018) and will now be a Program Associate for the Bay Area Team in San José! She was born in Trujillo, Peru, but has grown up in Bay Area. Dani is a first-generation college graduate and has a B.A in Public Health with a minor in Business from San José State University. During her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, baking, gardening, traveling to new locations whenever possible, and learning to cook different Peruvian dishes. Music is a huge part of her life, she loves to listen to salsa, pop, K-pop, reggaeton, rock, R&B, classical – honestly, any genre!


Prior to Summer Search, she started her professional development career in high school doing internships and community service hours volunteering at her local hospital and elementary school. While being a full-time college student, she immersed herself into the workforce with various non-profit organizations, private medical practices, hospitals, schools, and learning centers. She is passionate about working with her local community, health, social justice, universal equity, and being a youth advocate.