Monique Harden has provided legal counsel and advocacy support that have helped community organizations win important environmental justice victories since 1996. In 2003, Harden, along with Nathalie Walker, co-founded Advocates for Environmental Human Rights. Harden is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, and received her bachelor’s degree from St. John’s College. Harden has authored and co-authored numerous reports and papers on environmental justice and human rights issues. Her advocacy work has been featured in television, radio, and print news, as well as in books, magazines, and documentaries.