Genevieve is a Staff Attorney at HomeBase, a nonprofit, public interest law firm headquartered in San Francisco that is dedicated to identifying and addressing the root causes of homelessness throughout the United States. There she provides guidance to local communities in the design and implementation of regional systems responsive to the causes of poverty and homelessness. Genevieve’s practice in law and public policy spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, having previously served as the California Manager of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment, Policy Manager at the Bay Area Council, Policy Associate at Google Inc., and Legislative Assistant to United States Senators Chris Dodd and Paul Sarbanes. She moved from Washington, D.C. to California in January 2011, where she first served as a Law Fellow with Public Advocates, Inc.
Genevieve previously served as the Director of Development and as a Member of the Board of Directors at Family Dog Rescue. She was named one of 100 Most Influential Filipina American Women by the Filipina Women’s Network in 2011 and received a Bryce Harlow Fellowship in 2007 and a Happy and John Hazen White, Sr. Internship in 2003. Genevieve received her J.D. from Georgetown University and B.A. from Brown University. She is an avid supporter of various animal welfare, environmental protection, and social justice movements and political campaigns. She is forever indebted to ACC for connecting her with the love of her life, a senior American Shorthair named Clark, who now lives with her and her other wily rescue cat Tiger.