Monisha Som

Principal, Reimagining Capitalism

As a principal with the Reimagining Capitalism team at Omidyar Network, Monisha is leading the organization’s engagement in the 2020 electoral cycle, advancing policy and impact goals, and developing longer-term policy advocacy strategy.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Monisha served as director of communications for Venture Philanthropy Partners. She led strategic communications initiatives that supported the organization’s work to improve the lives of young people in Greater Washington. Previously, Monisha served in a number of roles over an eleven-year tenure at Spitfire Strategies, a public interest communication firm. In her role as vice president, she led communications strategy and implementation for foundation and nonprofit clients, including messaging, media outreach, storytelling, and coordinating major events. Monisha focused on a range of issues, including health care, economic development, education, criminal justice, and civil rights.

Monisha holds a B.A. in political science with a minor in criminal justice from The George Washington University.