Mona obtained an MS in environmental peacebuilding from New York University. She received her permaculture design certification from the Center for Ethical Living at Zaytuna College in Berkeley. Most recently, Mona worked as a sustainability educator with the Art and Wilderness Institute. Previously, she served with the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office on a global youth study. As a water security consultant for EcoPeace Middle East, Mona helped start a cross-border environmental peacebuilding program in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. She strives to honor her role as khalifah — an inheritor of a tradition that takes the covenant, the trust, as a sacred responsibility.
Storyteller, Healing Our World: Facing Climate Change