Monica George


Monica George is coordinator of civic engagement for The Chicago Community Trust. She manages details for the Trust’s civic engagement events and public programs and assists the civic engagement team.

Prior to joining the Trust, George was director of operations at CircEsteem, a nonprofit youth circus in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. She currently serves on the Young Women’s Giving Council of Chicago Foundation for Women, Art Works Project’s Young Leadership Board and Cure Violence/CeaseFire’s Young Leaders Board. She is founder and co-leader of Lady Project Org’s Chicago Chapter and co-leader of Resource Generation’s Chicago Chapter. George graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory with a BA in French and a BM in Composition. She has a certificate in nonprofit management from North Park University.