Monika believes all children and youth deserve happiness, a sense of community, and human connection. Monika joined the StepStones Team after running multiple summer camps and community drop-in programs for at-risk children and youth across York Region, along with soccer programs in Toronto. Monika completed her studies at Humber College & at The University of Guelph-Humber, where she obtained a Diploma & a Degree in Early Childhood Education & Development. Monika believes in the importance of community development, and the need for a sense of belonging and connection to community and others. With this belief, Monika is working towards developing affordable recreational programs for children and youth across the GTA. Monika enjoys reading, hikes, being out in nature, partaking in Environmental initiatives, playing soccer, and spending time with family & friends.