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Daniella Decker


Daniella ‘Ella’ Decker is a corporate communications consultant at APCO Worldwide and is based in New York where she specializes in social impact, communication, technology and business strategy. Ms. Decker has expertise in marketing and branding, with sustained experience in the areas of business process management, international trade, WCAG compliance/accessibility, and international development.

As a multilingual communications professional, Ms. Decker has led advocacy campaigns and social impact initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, startups, and international nonprofits in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. With demonstrated success in facilitating communications and fundraising strategies, she has worked with and for organizations such as AB InBev, the World Bank Group, Microsoft, the Organization of American States, the US Institute of Peace, and the United Nations.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Decker served as the director of communications for a nonprofit providing access to education, food, and health care across New York state. Most recently, she worked with former New York Yankee, Mariano Rivera, where she developed and implemented communications and partnership strategies to launch the Mariano Rivera Learning Center in New Rochelle, New York.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Decker served as a Special Rapporteur to the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and as a project consultant at the Organization of American States. She is the founder of Accessibo, a community-led platform mapping accessible businesses, attractions, and destinations for people with differing abilities.

Ms. Decker has been published in outlets such as Agencia EFE, the World Politics Review, the Associated Press, La Vanguardia, and ImpactoLatino. She is fluent in American Sign Language, Portuguese and Spanish and received her degree in business administration and political science from American University in Washington, D.C.