Monya is a sophomore from Fort Wayne, Indiana, majoring in Law and Public Policy. After taking several classes based on the culture and language of Turkey, a long-standing interest in the country evolved into a passion. She is involved in both the Emerging Leaders Program and the Women’s Empowerment Program through the Kelley Living Learning Center. Monya is also active in the IU Women’s Rugby Club, and she volunteers through the STEM Outreach Program at a local elementary school in Bloomington. She is set to graduate in May of 2019.