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Monica Weeks is the Director of Political Communications at the International Association of Fire Fighters where she is responsible for advancing and promoting the union’s political and legislative agenda through successful messaging, press strategy, and digital communications. 

Monica is an Advisory Board Member of the New Leaders Council, DC Chapter where she works to develop, connect, and uplift inclusive, cross-sector leaders to transform their communities.

As a first-generation college graduate, Monica holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science specializing in International Relations from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Latin American and Caribbean Studies with a graduate certificate in women’s studies from Florida International University. 

Monica is a first-generation Cuban American and speaks fluent Spanish and is currently learning German. She loves reading, traveling, and interior design. Monica lives in Washington, DC with her husband Ross and their pitbull Astro.

You can read more about Monica and download her full bio here.

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