Monica Sanders, JD, LL.M
Professor, Founder of ‘The Undivide Project
Monica Sanders founded the “The Undivide Project”, an organization dedicated to creating climate resilience in underserved communities via Internet infrastructure and service centered IoT solutions. She also holds a faculty appointment at the Georgetown University Law Center, manages a university program and is a Senior Fellow at the Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy. She has been a National Preparedness Month spokesperson. Professor Sanders’ prior experience includes serving as a Senior Committee Counsel for both the House of Representatives and Senate Committees on Homeland Security. In those roles, she focused on oversight of disaster response and recovery programs, cybersecurity, and critical infrastructure protection. She also served as the Senior Legal Advisor for International Response and Programs at the American Red Cross, and as an attorney for the Small Business Administration during the Hurricane Maria and western wildfires responses. Professor Sanders also studied security and defense–civilian coordination in the European Union Visitor’s Program and remains involved in crisis response operations as part of the Team Rubicon USA, UNDP and Department of State experts’ rosters.
TOPICS: Environmental Justice, Race, Policy