Monique LeNoir is a seasoned strategic planning, marketing, and communications professional with 30+ years of experience. She was recently promoted to Interim Vice President of the Branding, Marketing and Communications Department, after serving as the National Director of Communications with UNCF for the past 7 years. In this role she oversaw the day-to-day activities of the department. Her prior positions include Director of Resource Development for the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) and Director of Communications at the Washington Teachers’ Union. Monique also managed communications at DC Public Schools, worked for an international microcredit organization (FINCA), and ran her own freelance PR firm, Madison McKenzie Communications. She served as the past Board Chair of On Ramps to Careers, is a current board member of the Digital Health Equitable Alliance and the African American Wellness Project, and is a member of Jack and Jill of America, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Twelve Days of Christmas Inc. A native of Oakland, California, Monique holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from Howard University and a Master’s Degree in Public Communications from American University. She resides in Washington, DC, with her family.