Prior to entering the UX field, Monica was a special educator at public schools in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Her experience as a teacher has allowed her to develop a deep appreciation for research, and the ability to empathize with the unique needs of every user. She is also a strong advocate for inclusion and accessibility in design.
Monica obtained her undergraduate degree at NYU’s School of Individualized Study, and her Masters in Special Education at Hunter College. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, painting, and reading.