Monique Guevara, Senior Associate at PolicyLink, is a racial equity advocate and social impact innovator, bringing 10+ years of results-based leadership in organizational design and public policy. Monique has nurtured relationships and built expertise across a variety of fields ranging from civic engagement and philanthropy to arts and culture and social entrepreneurship. Monique proudly honors the fight for justice as her life's work and credits much of her determination to build a world that works better for everyone to the plight of her ancestors and the resilient changemakers of her community today. Monique's work has been featured in Brit + Co, Create & Cultivate, and Thrive Global, among others. Monique holds a master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s in Sociology from UC Riverside.