CEO, Descendants Truth and Reconciliation Foundation
Monique Trusclair Maddox is the CEO of the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation as well as chair of the board of directors. She is a fifth- and sixth-generation granddaughter of Isaac Hawkins and a fourth-generation granddaughter of Nace Butler, two of the 272 men, women, and children who were enslaved by the Maryland Jesuits and eventually sold in 1838 in an effort to save Georgetown University from financial ruin.
Monique retired from Carlson Wagonlit Travel in 2015 to found Macrame Technologies. She is active in the angel investment community. She is a native of Maringouin, Louisiana, and holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Prairie View A&M University. She currently serves as a trustee of the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Trust, as a board member of Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota, and is an active member of Our Lady of Grace Church in Edina, Minnesota.
The Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation was established in 2019 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit partnership between the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the GU272 Descendants Association. The Foundation works to mitigate the dehumanizing impact of racism on our human family while dismantling the continuing legacy of slavery in America through truth, racial healing, and transformation. It is the first organization of its kind—a joining of the hearts and hands of the descendants of enslaved ancestors and the present successors of Jesuit enslavers.
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