Tell better stories. Build stronger communities.

About

Welcome

I believe in the power of stories to lead people to action and create more vibrant communities. From developing communication strategies to experiential marketing campaigns, my work strengthens ideas and systems, brings people together, and helps to make the world a little more fun and interesting.

Let’s build great things together.

- Danny

Clients 

American University, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Birthright Israel Excel, Bread for the City, The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, D.C. Mayor’s Office, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Essential Media Partners, IDEO, Insight Property Group, Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, NoMA Business Improvement District, and Room and Board.

Speaking and Workshops

British Council, Community Day Germany, D.C. Mayor’s Community Service Awards, Gensler, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Ignite DC, Le Mood Montreal, New American Foundation, NextGen Detroit, O’Reilly Media Where Conference, Pecha Kucha DC, Princeton University, ROI Community, Shifting Thought Shifting Action Berlin, Sixth and I Synagogue, Speakeasy DC, SXSW, TEDx, The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre.

Press 

Associated Press, Baltimore Examiner, CBS, DCist, DC Modern Luxury, Fast Company, Fodor’s, Forbes, Fox, Jewish Daily Forward, Libèration, Maariv, National Journal, NBC, New York Post, New York Times, NPR, Shareable, TechCrunch, TIME, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Wiener Zeitung, Wired, and Vice Magazine.

 

StorySocial

  • Danny Harris

    Principal

    Danny Harris is an internationally recognized storyteller and entrepreneur. His work has been featured in, among others, Fast Company, The New York Times, NPR, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Wired and The Washington Post calls him a “modern-day Studs Terkel”.

    A graduate of Princeton and former terrorist financing analyst, Danny serves as Principal of StorySocial. In his role, he helps businesses, cities, foundations, and brands more effectively collect and share their stories and build stronger online and offline communities.

    He is also a a Co-Founder of Feastly, an online marketplace that lets cooks turn their homes into restaurants. Previously, he was the Chief Storytelling Officer for People's District, an oral history project in Washington, D.C., which profiled a District resident daily.

    A regular facilitator, speaker and storyteller, he has delivered presentations around the world. Danny is a National Arts Strategies Creative Community Fellow, on the Board of the Awesome Foundation - D.C., an award-winning DJ and photographer, an avid triathlete and holds an orange belt in Krav Maga.