Monica Darko is a middle school teacher in Newark, NJ.
She completed her post-secondary education at Rutgers University-Newark where she received a B.S. in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Later, Monica earned a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers University - Newark.
Throughout her life, Monica has been very active in her community. She is the President of the North Jersey Unit of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc. In addition, she is alumni of Leadership Newark, and a member of the Newark Branch NAACP. She has also served in on the boards of other non profit organizations over the years.