Mona is a Senior Program Officer at the Community Safety Initiative (CSI) with LISC, the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC). At CSI she manages the national MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards and the corresponding CSI publications and resources profiling award winning best practices from around the country.
Mona coordinates the SafeGrowth® training implementation for LISC across the nation. Prior to joining LISC, Mona served as coordinator for youth development policy and programming at a New York-based child welfare agency. Mona holds a double bachelor's degree in Policy Studies and Anthropology from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a Master of Governmental Administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government.