Rhonda Foxx

RhondaRhonda Elaine Foxx is the founder of HBCU House, a platform that connects college students to 21st-century career opportunities. She ran for US Congress in 2020 (District 6) after serving as Chief of Staff to US Representative Alma Adams.

As a Congressional staffer, Rhonda was instrumental in pushing for greater diversity on Capitol Hill. She co-founded the Black Women’s Congressional Alliance and the bipartisan, bicameral Chief’s Alliance. Through these organizations, Rhonda led Capitol Hill’s first diversity recruitment event for new members of Congress, Politico’s bipartisan Salute to Women Chiefs of Staff, and the annual bipartisan Women on the Rise celebration. Rhonda’s efforts have been covered by Forbes, Politico, Roll Call, the National Journal, and McClatchy. In 2019, she was recognized as one of Essence Magazine’s top 100 women affecting change.

Before joining Congresswoman Adams’ office, Rhonda was worked in the service of Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX), Suzanne Bonamici (OR), and Yvette Clarke (NY), and began her political
career under New York Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand. Rhonda currently serves on the Board of Visitors for North Carolina A&T State University. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her law degree from the George Washington University Law School.

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