Monica is Chief Executive Officer and a founding member of the Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF).
A leader in sustainable development, Monica has worked throughout the world on global natural resource issues, with particular attention on the clean water, climate, health and economic empowerment sectors. She specializes in developing high impact partnerships with leading companies, government agencies, civil society and philanthropists to develop sustainable communities. Her passion centers on working with communities in the developing world to gain clean water, sanitation and ultimately, economic opportunity.
As a passionate advocate of innovation, she has also helped launch several successful companies in the environmental technology, information technology and communications sectors. She is a member/advisor to several boards, including GETF, Water For People, the Johns Hopkins University Global Water Advisory Board, US Water Partnership, the Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan and the Global Water Institute at Ohio State University. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri. Monica is a recipient of the William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Leadership.
Monica also serves as CEO of Global Water Challenge (GWC), an action-oriented coalition of corporations, NGOs and other organizations committed to achieving universal access to clean water and sanitation, her leadership has enabled more than 2 million people in Africa, Central and Latin America and India to gain clean water access. Under her leadership, GETF and GWC have mobilized over $300 million for clean water access and community development efforts that today benefits over 8 million people.