Monique Riviere is the Chief Program Officer of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing free technology education and career training to unemployed adults. Byte Back is earning national attention and support for its innovative training pathway that helps people traditionally left out of the tech sector reach their potential in living-wage careers. Prior to joining Byte

Back in 2014, Monique was the project director of databases and IT at Independent Sector, a leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations. Years ago, after graduating from Howard University with her bachelor’s in business administration, Monique met Byte Back founder Glenn Stein and served as a volunteer instructor. Monique then launched her IT career as a database analyst and technical consultant for nonprofit organizations in the DC area.