Community Development Advocate
BioMonique Elwood Brown has been passionate about creating healthy places and supporting equitable community development for almost 20 years. A native New Orleanian, she recently completed a Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development degree from Tulane University School of Architecture.
Previously, Monique was the Program Manager of the Healthy Neighborhoods Project at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine where she managed research focused on the impact of property blight on residents' health and well-being throughout 23 neighborhoods in New Orleans.
Monique is a member of the 2nd cohort of the Health Leaders Network, an initiative of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Building Healthy Places Initiative, an Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity, and a member of the 2nd cohort of the BUILD Health Network. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public health from Dillard University and lives in New Orleans with her husband and three children.