Mónica Ramírez is a Prism Senior Fellow whose work focuses on upholding the human rights of women, children, workers, and immigrants. The daughter and granddaughter of migrant farmworkers, Mónica is an organizer and longtime advocate for civil and human rights, focusing most of her career on the needs and priorities of the Latinx community.
Mónica is the founder of Justice for Migrant Women and a co-founder of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, along with other initiatives. She penned the “Dear Sisters” letter published by TIME in 2017, which helped spark Hollywood's Time’s Up movement. Most recently, Ramírez co-founded The Latinx House to build power and elevate the contributions of the Latinx community.
Ramírez is an attorney and social entrepreneur. She has been awarded numerous awards, including the Smithsonian’s 2018 Ingenuity Award for Social Progress. Ramírez is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and Harvard’s Kennedy School.