Ambassador Danielle Saint-Lot

Member of the Advisory Board

Ambassador at Large of the Republic of Haiti

President of the Danielle Saint-Lot Haiti Women’s Foundation

Danielle Saint Lot is founder and President of the Danielle Saint-Lot Haiti Women’s Foundation (DSLF).  The non-profit advances programs to empower Haitian women and grow the creative economy. The DSLF has set a goal of educating, mobilizing, empowering and positioning Haitian women as an economic force through its #SmartFanm initiative.  With her passion in addressing women’s rights and empowerment issues, she also serves as Ambassador at Large of the Republic of Haiti for Women’s Empowerment nominated by President Martelly.

Ambassador Saint-Lôt is a co-founder of Femmes en Démocratie, the Vital Voices Haiti Chapter and a member of the Vital Voices Global Advisory Council, a select group of extraordinary and effective women leaders.  She is the President & CEO of Caribbean Business Consulting (CBC), a boutique consulting firm that provides customized solutions for private sector and business development in Haiti.  Previously, she was Minister of Tourism and has the distinction of having been Haiti’s first female Minister of Commerce and Industry.

She is member of the Advisory Board of National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP).  She also serves as member of the Clinton Global Initiative Haiti Action Network (HAN) and of the Clinton Foundation’s Women’s Economic Participation Consortium Advisory Council.  Among her many accolades, she is one of the first recipients of the DVF Awards by Diane von Furstenberg and the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, which honors extraordinary women who have had the courage to fight, the power to survive, and the leadership to inspire.

She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Haiti National Institute for Management and International Relations (INAGHEI). She also earned a degree in International Economic Relations from the Institute for International Public Administration (IIAP) of Paris, France.