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Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez | Program Officer, Foundation for a Just Society

MónicaEnríquez-Enríquez

Born and raised in Colombia, Mónica (she/her/they/them) is a queer migrant who lives in New York and has been working for gender justice and LGBTQI rights for fifteen years, including seven years in progressive and feminist philanthropy focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to Foundation for a Just Society (FJS) Mónica worked for Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice as a program officer and associate director of programs to coordinate and support programs such as the Latin America and Caribbean and US anti-criminalization portfolios, the Global Arts Fund, and CommsLabs – a capacity building program on technology, media, and communications. Mónica holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from San Francisco State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Digital Arts and New Media from University of California Santa Cruz. Mónica believes in the power of grassroots movements, in artivism as a tool to imagine and create a more just world, and in interdependence as a way to heal and sustain our planet and our communities.