Monique Alcala is the Southwest Regional Director for State and Local Campaigns at EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics. She has over a decade of campaign experience - including work in rural, urban, and suburban areas. Monique has worked on highly competitive races and in Democratic and Republican strongholds. In 2020, she served as the Coalitions Director for the Biden-Harris campaign in the Commonwealth of Virginia. During this historic election, her team organized hundreds of voter contact, messaging, and GOTV events, which prioritized engaging communities that have been historically excluded in democratic elections. Monique is a Political Partner at Truman National Security Project. Her area of expertise is on race/ethnicity, inequality, and political participation.