Gonzalez Daniella
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Daniella Gonzalez

Civil Engineering


Daniella Gonzalez is an Energy & Climate Policy Fellow at The Wilderness Society. She studied Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton and aims to help energy and other essential resources reach isolated communities with her engineering degree.

Daniella graduated with cum laude honors from Cristo Rey New York High School in 2017. During her time in high school, she placed first in a Microsoft Hackathon and is a Questbridge Finalist. She also interned at the Catholic Medical Mission Board and performed at multiple events for the Cristo Rey dance team. She was part of the cultural group that performed bachata, merengue and salsa. Her love for staying active didn't stop there, as Daniella also played in the Cristo Rey Basketball and Softball teams for multiple years.

She continued her love for dancing at Princeton and was the Costume Chair for Más Flow Dance Company. This is the only Latinx cultural dance group on campus. She was also one of the founders and the treasurer for the new Princeton Astronomy Club. One of her greatest accomplishments in college was landing a research position with her favorite engineering professor, Claire Gmachl.

High school:  Cristo Rey New York High School


College Year Degree
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
2021 B.A. Civil & Environmental Engineering