Monika served for 11 years as the Digital Resources Specialist/Cybrarian for the Fashion Institute of Design Management in Los Angeles, helping students navigate the digital resources of the world.  She managed subscriptions to 24 databases at 4 FIDM campuses in addition to assisting students with traditional library management services.  She instructed students, faculty and staff on database functionality and capabilities and facilitated special events and guest speakers.  She has also worked for SEMA and Freeman/McCue, coordinating press events and automotive shows for Isuzu Motors.  Her enthusiasm for libraries started at a young age and she has a passion for making the world a brighter place through education.  Monika’s husband is legally blind so she also has  compassion and interest in helping vision-impaired students receive an education.