Mona takes you on her journey from homelessness to shaking hands with the President of the United States in the Oval Office at 17 years old, and many of her other accomplishments, including being 1 of 28 Most Influential African-American Women in America at age 18. She shares with the audience perseverance, motivation, and humility. She makes you laugh when she tells her stories that involve celebrities like Denzel Washington, she makes you cry, and she makes you feel that your dreams can come true with a little bit of hard work. When she speaks to youth, she gives them hope and encourages them. When she speaks to employees, they leave knowing their jobs are important even though they may not feel that way every day. When she speaks to donors, they are assured that they truly are making a difference by contributing to a cause. Mona finds the way to connect to her audience. She is full of life and she does not disappoint!