Manager, 211 Network Engagement
United Way Worldwide, Alexandria, Virginia
Juanita McDaniel is United Way’s Manager of 211 Network Engagement and supports a nationwide network of United Ways and non-profit agencies that address over 14 million requests for assistance each year. Her primary role is to collaborate closely with and support 211 leaders across the network to further the team’s strategic goals to enable 211 innovation and operational excellence. Before joining the team at UWW, Juanita served as the 211 Manager at United Way of the CSRA for 6 years, where she developed and implemented programs and initiatives that addressed the issues of lack of food access for seniors and school preparedness youth in low-income communities. Juanita understands the critical role that 211 plays in our community. We must develop new and innovative strategies to broaden our reach, help our community overcome barriers, and access resources. In the community, Juanita serves on the local Continuum of Care, the County Emergency Planning Committee, and numerous coalitions focused on veterans, healthcare, homelessness, and youth. Outside of work, Juanita enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.