Danielle Thys is a graduate of University of Vermont and San Francisco Art Institute. She has worked at The Stanford School of Medicine since 2010 as a Standardized Patient/Educator. Danielle has also been on the board of Shakespearience, an organization that offers K-12 student programs designed to create teamwork and ensemble, while fostering personal expression an developing confidence through Shakespeare’s Works. Danielle Thys as an arts activist also recommended the California Joint Committee on the Arts in Sacramento, CA to consider instituting a Universal Basic Income for Artists.