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Hi, I'm Monica!

I am NYC-based web developer who is passionate about creating more enjoyable digital products. Currently, I lead e-mail marketing at Jopwell and write Datalogues. Previously, I wrangled data at Columbia's J-School and founded the Athena Digital Design Agency, a student-run web development agency at Barnard College.

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Latest Writing

Conquering the Command Line A brief guide to getting started on UNIX/Mac OS terminal

How to Change The Detected Repository Language on GitHub Here's the correct way to change the programming language that GitHub detects

How to Use the TMDB API to Find Films with the Highest Revenue A python tutorial for exploring the TMDB API

My writing has been featured in:

HackerNoon, FreeCodeCamp, Code Like A Girl and more.

Check out my GitHub or view my resume!


A fully-responsive, personal branding website created with HTML/CSS/JavaScript and integrated with a Content Management System.

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A customized-Jekyll blog with educational Jupyter notebooks converted to Markdown to provide tutorials in Python with topics ranging from Pandas to Matplotlib to APIs to GitHub and more.

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A fully-responsive, portfolio created with HTML, CSS , JavaScript and PHP.

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R Shiny wordcloud of tweets collected from the Twitter streaming API during the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Part of a larger project to analyze over 13 million tweets during the election.

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You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
― Maya Angelou

Jeninni Logo Aida Poster Desai Donor Card There is Hope Campaign Flyer Colorful Kinks Logo Capitol Event Stylist Logo

Graphic Design

Promotional and branding material designed with various Adobe Creative Cloud products (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign) and Sketch.