Jonnique Patrice Carter


Board Member - Secretary / Fund Development

Born in Virginia and raised in Oakland California, Jonnique Carter was exposed to many diverse cultures at a very young age.  Her time at the University of California in Davis studying for a B.S. in Biological Sciences afforded her the opportunity to meet and learn with students from every socio-economic background within in the United States and internationally.  These experiences shaped her ability to relate to and work with all people as well as give her unique insight and understanding.

Although she was gifted in the sciences, she became drawn to the “tech world”. 

Ms. Carter has enjoyed a 30-year career in IT/telecommunications working for Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, Pacific Bell, United Technologies, Lam Research, MCI, Verizon, Telesphere, and currently Honeywell, where she excels as a Project Manager and Lead.  Intel, Visa, Oracle, Chevron, Bechtel, and The Gap make up a short list of her extensive customer base for whom she managed the implementation of their voice and data networks worldwide.

When at home, Jonnique cooks and is currently starting her own catering company, The Spice is Right.  She also has a daughter, a small zoo and loves music.