Cherie has a BA in English and Legal Studies (Carleton), a Certificate in Labour Relations from Queen’s University Industrial Relations Centre, and a Certificate in HR Law from Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Bar in 2005 and has practiced in the areas of Criminal law, Regulatory, Civil, and Tax defence. She has appeared at all levels of Court in Ontario (Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, and the Ontario Court of Appeal).
Cherie is currently in the second year of her Ph.D. in Social Justice Education with a collaborative focus in Women and Gender studies. In 2019 she graduated from The University of Toronto (OISE) with a Master of Education in Adult Education and Community Development and a collaborative focus in Workplace Learning and Social change, as well as also graduating with a Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School. Lastly not only is she one of the founding members of the National Black Graduate Network (NBGN). The National Black Graduate Network (NBGN) is an initiative to promote communication and collaboration among Black graduate students and students of Black Studies in Canada. For the 2020-2021 school year, she is both the coordinator for the NBGN and student representative for the Black Canadian studies Association executive. Due to COVID-19 she was named but has not officially received her honour for being named in 2020 1 of 100 Accomplished Black Canadian women (the event will be held in September of 2021) In March of 2021, Ms. Daniel is the 1st recipient of the Inaugural Cultivating Community award from the University of Toronto (OISE). This award celebrates the achievements of staff, students or faculty members – individually or as a group – who have undertaken positive actions to influence and improve a sense of belonging, inclusivity and community within OISE or our external environment. The inaugural winners have shown these qualities at the height of the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.