Monica graduated from the University of San Diego with bachelor's degrees in English and Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs in the Rossier School of Education while working full-time as the Assistant Director of Graduate Admission at the Viterbi School of Engineering. Her research interests include higher education access for undocumented students, persistence of underrepresented minorities in STEM, and campus climate.
Sarah is an alumna of the University of San Francisco and is currently a Master's of Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs candidate at USC. She is also the Black Graduate Student Network President as well as the Director of Diversity and Equity for USC's Graduate Student Government. Some of her research interests include access to higher education, campus diversity, experiences of students of color, and higher education policy.