About Monique Villa

Monique Villa was appointed CEO of Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2008, shortly after the acquisition of Reuters by Thomson. She has since transformed the former Reuters Foundation into a strategic, high-impact and truly global corporate foundation that reflects the expertise and business acumen of the company. With the strong belief that information is a form of aid that can strengthen humanitarian work, spread the rule of law and ultimately save lives, Monique has built upon the Foundation’s successful programmes in media and journalism training around the world to launch several new initiatives.

Articles by Monique Villa

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Longing for Spring: The revolution that betrayed Arab women

Revolutions take time. The French Revolution was followed by years of terror and conflict before stability. Arab women have discovered through their revolutions that they can have a voice, and this, says Monique Villa, is the seed of hope for the future.

Why Trust Women?

Whether they work in an office in Luxembourg or a field in Malawi, abused women cannot play their full part in building a better world. Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, explains the purpose of the forthcoming Trust Women conference for action

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