MONINA VELARDE / BROOKLYN, NY
Monina is a designer & maker residing in Brooklyn, New York. Most recently, she was designing at Hillary For America for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Before joining HFA, she was a Design Director at R/GA where she worked on a range of projects from campaigns, branding/identity & short documentaries. Monina also served as the Mentorship Chair on AIGA Chicago’s Board of Directors where she connected over 400 people to Chicago’s design community. For Monina, creating great design is rewarding, but watching others make meaningful connections and reach their full potential is even more so.