Administrative Coordinator, New Mobility Initiative
Monica is the Administrative Coordinator of the New Mobility Initiative at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works to support the Senior Management and Chair of the Steering Committee by drafting content, providing administrative support and facilitating decision-making.
Prior to joining WRI, Monica was the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director & Chief Legal Counsel of Our Children's Trust. In this role, Monica provided direct support to Julia Olson who is primarily known for being the lead Co-Counsel of the high profile U.S. climate change case where twenty-one youth are suing the U.S. government.
Monica holds a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Her primary focus throughout her undergraduate career has been on sustainable development and environmental justice. Additionally, she was selected as a Fellow for the Gender, Equity, and the Environment Program at the Sierra Club and is a blog contributor with the Worldwatch Institute.
In her free time, Monica enjoys music, dancing, outdoor activities and spending quality time with family and friends.