Monique (Myles) Carswell is a program officer at the Walmart Foundation, where she is responsible for volunteerism, giving, and customer engagement. A leader within both the corporate and cause arenas, Monique brings 15 years of experience encompassing philanthropy, cause marketing, nonprofit management, business strategy, and public relations. At Walmart.org, Monique develops strategic plans to advance society through Walmart associate contributions of time and money to community causes, leading public affairs and federal government relations grant making, and engaging consumers in these efforts.
Monique previously served as Director, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Comcast NBCUniversal, where she was responsible for ideating and developing innovative programs to solve social issues in communities nationwide. This included leading NBCUniversal’s Emmy Award-winning public service campaign The More You Know, and the company’s sustainability program, Green is Universal. As a Managing Director with Teach for America (TFA), she strengthened the organization’s brand and community initiatives through compelling campaigns and cause marketing programs. As Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Black Enterprise, Monique managed marketing and audience development for the print magazine, two television shows, and revenue-generating events.
A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Monique’s commitment to community advocacy extends to her role as the founding Director of the Leadership Council for WorldofMoney.org, a non-profit that teaches kids financial literacy, and as a founding officer of the New York Urban League Young Professionals. She also advises others through her agency Myles Ahead Consulting and as an adjunct professor, formerly at Fordham University and now at New York University (NYU), teaching digital marketing and integrated marketing to graduate students.