Monique Mehta comes to her consulting practice with a broad range of experiences with reproductive justice, immigrant rights, domestic violence, gender justice, and worker rights issues. She currently works with the CA Criminal Justice Funders Group.
Monique recently spent four years helping establish the LIFT Fund as a collaborative fund at the Solidago Foundation. Previously, Monique has worked with the National Guestworker Alliance, CoreAlign, the New Orleans Worker Center for Racial Justice, UCLA Labor Center, Open Society Institute, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance. In addition to her consulting work, Monique was a Program Officer supporting national racial justice movement building with the Akonadi Foundation and spent four transformative years as the Executive Director of the Third Wave Foundation.
Monique was the recipient of the New Voices Fellowship in 2000 when she served as the Development Director for Sakhi for South Asian Women. During her tenure at Third Wave, Monique sat on the board of directors of the Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing (FCYO), Resource Generation, and the Funders Network on Population, Reproductive Health & Rights. Monique holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Colgate University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Monique lives in Alameda, CA.