Born in South Africa and raised in Bed-Stuy, Mona is a Communications, Public Relations, and Government Affairs professional offering 21 years’ experience in media relations, public policy advocacy, and international affairs working with organizations in the US, South Africa, and Tanzania.
As a result of her advocacy work, communications and consulting expertise, Mona has cultivated excellent relationships with elected officials, editorial boards, think tanks, education reporters, political reporters and bloggers.
Mona is recognized as a valuable and reliable source on education, political, community and labor related issues.
Mona has appeared on CNN, NBC Nightly News, Fox News, NY1, ABC7 News, Fox 5 NY, WCBS Channel 2 News, WABC Channel 4 News and Al Jazeera News. Mona has been quoted by the NY Times, NY Daily News, NY Post, TIME Magazine, NY Post, Legislative Gazette and other papers throughout the country.
Mona holds a B.A. in Social Sciences and a M.A. in Communications.