INTERVIEW WITH MONICA GIL
ABOUT MONICA GIL
Monica Gil is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Nielsen, a global provider of information and insights, located in 100 countries. In this role, Ms. Gil works extensively with elected officials, community leaders and Nielsen’s media, entertainment and consumer businesses to promote the company’s education, philanthropic, government and public affairs initiatives related to multicultural consumers. She also manages Nielsen’s national Latino Strategic Outreach. She recently launched the “Latina Power Shift” report, a data-driven document highlighting Latina influence in this country. Prior to joining Nielsen, Ms. Gil served as Senior Vice President for Greer, Margolis, Mitchell & Burns (GMMB) and Director of Public Affairs and Community Outreach for the Los Angeles market’s Telemundo stations KVEA and KWHY. Ms. Gil serves on the Girls Scouts National Board of Directors and The Getty House Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Ms. Gil received her Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Southern California, School of Public Administration.
ABOUT LATINAS THINK BIG LA
On Friday, October 11, 2013, hundreds of innovative and socially-minded Latinas met at Google’s Los Angeles Office for the second stop on the LATINAS THINK BIG™ national tour.
Sponsored by Google and broadcast to virtual viewers via Google+ Hangout On Air, LATINAS THINK BIG™ LA featured presentations by five talented Latina innovators–Noramay Cadena, Estefania Ortiz, Veronica Villafañe, Pamela Campos Palma, and Rocio Romero–and honored three innovative Latino professionals–Monica Gil, Eliana Murillo, and Martin Mares–for the outstanding leadership and commitment they have contributed to the Latino community.