Civil Society

Monique Dorsainvil served in the Obama Administration for seven and a half years, most recently as Deputy Chief of Staff to Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. During Ms. Dorsainvil’s tenure at the White House, her responsibilities ranged from working with grassroots advocates, private sector leaders, celebrity influencers, and local and federal elected officials to lead outreach efforts and create social impact campaigns with communities across the country. Prior to this role, Ms. Dorsainvil served as the Director of Planning and Events for the Office of Public Engagement and the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs where she planned international travel and strategic, large scale engagements for former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. In this capacity, she developed creative content and campaigns to advance engagement priorities for signature issue-based initiatives, including Criminal Justice Reform, Health Care Access, Women’s Leadership, LGBTQ Rights, and Stem Education. Before joining the White House, Ms. Dorsainvil worked as an aide to House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams in the Georgia General Assembly. Dorsainvil is a native of Los Angeles, CA, and matriculated from Emory University with a B.A. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Global Health.