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Monique Villa

CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Monique Villa

Monique Villa is CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Founder of TrustLaw.
 
Since her appointment in 2008, she has transformed the company's Foundation, launching a number of groundbreaking programs which leverage the expertise of Thomson Reuters to trigger change and empower people across the world.
 
Among them, TrustLaw, a global pro-bono service connecting NGOs and social enterprises with the best law firms around the world; and the annual Trust Women Conference, an international annual event to put the rule of law behind women's rights.


Under Villa, the Foundation’s award-winning editorial team covers the world’s underreported stories, emphasizing humanitarian relief, climate change, corruption, women’s rights and social innovation.