She is the program manager for the Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. As a champion for educational success, she recently co-authored a children’s book – “Amazing Africa: A to Z”. Monica facilitates heritage trips to Ghana. Originally from Ghana, she is a 2015 MILEAD Fellowship and 2016 Luann Dummer Center for Women Graduate Student Fellowship recipient. She is an active volunteer in K-12 settings and community organizations (African Immigration Services, Ujamaa Place, Books for Africa). She aspires to become an attorney and entrepreneur.