Kristen Daniel

Civic Innovation Resident 2018




KnewSkill develops people into adaptable, collaborative, problem solvers with the entrepreneurial drive to perform and evolve at the speed of work.


Kristen Daniel is the Founder of Pentorship and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer. She is responsible for bringing the vision of the social-service company to life, by engaging and enlisting advisors and partners to help instill entrepreneurial thinking and provide in-demand skills training to incarcerated persons; transforming them into effective contributors, ready to meet the needs of a technologically-adept society.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Kristen has an extensive business and educational background as well as an entrepreneurial drive that has lead to the formation of two companies. Her vast and varied experiences include business-to-business sales, English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and international volunteer work.