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Tonantzin Carmona

Tonantzin Carmona is now a MPA Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is participating in the Mid-Career Master program and her expected graduation date is May 2021.

She is following in her father’s footsteps, Roberto Carmona, who graduated from the same program in 2003. The program is for established professionals from all over the world to help them take the next step in their career – be it in government or any sector of society where public-minded leaders are making a difference.

Tonantzin Carmona previously served as the Illinois Political Director for the 2020 presidential campaign of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren. Prior to that role, she was the Special Assistant to the President and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, the Chief of Policy for the Chicago City Clerk, the Deputy Press Secretary to Senator Warren, as well as Director of the Office of New Americans and Deputy Policy Director at the Chicago Mayor’s Office. She was born and raised in Little Village and is a proud resident of the Pilsen community.