Minerva's Legacy Coaching & Consulting

We empower our clients to change the world like only they can.

Who We Are

Minerva's Legacy was founded in 2021 by Danielle Veira, a strategic communicator, compelling storyteller, and certified leadership coach. We believe that wisdom is a superpower and that everyone is uniquely equipped to change the world. Our mission is to empower more leaders and organizations with the self-awareness, empathy, and strategy to amplify their impact and reach their goals.

Meet Danielle

Danielle launched Minerva’s Legacy to merge her passions for strategic communications and leadership coaching. Before becoming her own boss, Danielle spent nearly 20 years working in nonprofit, advocacy, and philanthropic communications, both in-house and as a consultant in Washington, DC and Chicago. Working with a broad range of clients, including global corporations, start-up ventures, and nonprofit organizations, Danielle developed comprehensive communications plans, engaging events, and impactful outreach campaigns.Danielle began exploring coaching after transformative experiences with her own leadership coaches in 2019. Through Minerva’s Legacy, she has hosted several workshops and retreats with leaders at every level in their careers—from C-suite to entry-level. As a certified professional coach, Danielle also offers one-on-one coaching engagements where she works with clients to discover their core values, life purpose, talents, and strengths.In addition to leadership coaching, Danielle provides strategic communications support to Minerva’s Legacy consulting clients. She connects vision with strategy to amplify her clients’ messages and has secured placements in a variety of media outlets, including CNN, PBS, NPR, The Washington Post, POLITICO, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Chicago Sun Times, Axios, Bloomberg, and network television affiliates across the United States.To feed her passion for racial equity and female empowerment work, Danielle serves on several volunteer boards and is often invited to speak on panels about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as health and education disparities. She is currently on the advisory boards for Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) and Ragan Communications. Danielle was also a WWPR board member for five years and became the organization’s president in 2018. Additionally, Danielle serves on the board of directors for The ZAC Foundation, a national grantmaking foundation with a mission to empower Black and Latinx families to be safe in and around the water. During her years in Chicago, Danielle was the executive director for the Chicago chapter of ColorComm, Inc., and a member of the local advisory board for iHeartMedia Markets Group’s Chicago region.Danielle received her bachelor’s degree from Emory University, where she majored in sociology and minored in political science.

What We Do

We offer our clients a customized combination of coaching, consulting, and community-building opportunities.Life, Leadership & Executive Coaching
We provide 1:1 coaching for individuals who want to know more about their tendencies, motivations, strengths, and talents. With renewed self-awareness, our clients leave equipped to navigate ambiguity and unlock new ways to live purposefully and make the impact they are uniquely positioned to make in the world. Curious? Schedule a free chemistry session with Danielle.
Strategic Communications & Organizational Consulting
We work with organizations at every point in their journey--from startups to national and global enterprises--to ensure they are best positioned to achieve their impact and growth goals. Our team offers a customized combination of organizational, financial, and strategic communications guidance to our clients through project-based and long-term engagements.
Retreats & Workshops
We design and host events that focus on building community, exploring values, and prioritizing rest and self-care. Our team is passionate about creating safe spaces for renewal and radical self-acceptance, while encouraging participants to be their most authentic and vulnerable selves.
Check out our Eventbrite page for upcoming public workshops and retreats!

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