Monica White is Independent Sector’s manager of conference and events programming. In this role her focus is on managing and implementing the programmatic strategy for the Upswell Summit, and events curriculum and engagement activities. Her programmatic work encompasses crowdsourced and partner-generated content that aligns with Upswell results statements, charter indicators, and Independent Sector mission initiatives.
Prior to Independent Sector, Monica oversaw and executed the Ballston (VA) Business Improvement District’s events program, focusing her efforts on increasing program diversity.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Monica came to the Washington, D.C. area to study at American University, receiving her bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business Administration. Monica began a career in the nonprofit sector as the Donor Relations and Event Manager for The National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, where she created and executed the events program. Monica has been in the meeting and events industry for over seven years.