Mónica is a Panamian native but grew up in Costa Rica on an international university’s campus. Her experience growing up surrounded by people from different cultures sparked an interest in exploring the world from a young age. She graduated from Lindenwood University in Missouri with a dual degree in Non-profit Management and International Relations. Mónica moved to Tanzania the year after she graduated to work with an American nonprofit where she became acquainted with TFT after helping organize a trip to the school where she worked. In her free time she loves to read!