Keely Monroe

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Program Officer

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

    Keely Monroe (she/her) serves as Program Officer on the U.S. Programs Team at the Susan T. Buffett Foundation, focusing on the foundation’s legal grantmaking. Prior to joining the foundation, she was Democracy Program Manager at Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) where she was responsible for the strategic implementation and management of FCCP’s Funders Census Initiative and Money in Politics working groups.

    As a passionate advocate for reproductive rights, health, and justice (RRHJ) issues, Keely has served these movements in a variety of roles since graduating law school focusing on policy advocacy, supporting law student engagement, and then as Counsel for the Bolder Advocacy Initiative at Alliance for Justice where she consulted with and supported RRHJ nonprofits and foundations on the rules and strategies for legal and effective advocacy. She has previously served on the Advisory Board for Women Engaged and the National Board of Directors for Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS).

    Keely holds a B.A. from Fordham University and a J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is licensed by the State Bar of California.

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