Chanelle Hardy

Strategic Outreach and External Partnerships Director

Chanelle Hardy is an attorney and public policy expert dedicated to advancing policies that promote economic growth, opportunity and justice.She is a member of the Public Policy team at Google, focusing on Strategic Outreach and External Partnerships.Most recently, she had the honor to serve as Chief of Staff to Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, the first woman to serve as Commission Chair and the only African American currently on the dais.Before that she led the Washington Bureau of the National Urban League – the nation’s oldest civil rights and urban advocacy organization; was Counsel and Chief of Staff to former US Congressman Artur Davis; and served as an FTC staff attorney, Fellow and Counsel at Consumers Union, and fifth grade teacher.  She is a member of the boards of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and the Black Women’s Health Imperative.