Master Class II Speaker

Monica Maldonado Williams

Monica Maldonado Williams is the founder and editor of GivingCity Austin, a media company serving the philanthropic and social sector. With a website, social media channels, a weekly column in the Austin American-Statesman, a bi-weekly segment on KTBC's Good Day Austin, and events including the Art of the Gala conference, GivingCity reaches more than 20,000 Austinites each month. Monica has more than 20 years of communications, marketing, journalism, and new media experience, and is a frequent speaker on philanthropy, communications, and diversity. She has been recognized for her work through numerous awards, including the Women Communicators of Austin Anne Durrum Robinson Creative Initiative Award, the SXSW Community Service Award, and recently, an inaugural Austin Mosaic Award for her work on nonprofit diversity.