Dahni-El is passionate about sustainability, technology, and creating opportunity for young people. In 2000, he co-founded DonorsChoose.org, an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to support public school students and classrooms in need. Dahni-El served as the first Operations Director in New York and later as the Acting Executive Director in Los Angeles. To date, donations through the platform exceed $475 million. Dahni-El also served as Senior Commercial Counsel at Kraft Foods providing general business and legal counseling for the procurement, corporate affairs, customs, logistics, R&D, and sustainability functions. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Dahni-El is a graduate of Harvard University, Georgetown University Law Center, a former Coro Fellow in Public Affairs, an Oliver Scholar alumnus, and a Bleeker Fellow. He also serves as a Trustee of St. Paul's School.