~ making a measurable difference through technology, teams, and communities ~
Monica S. Flores facilitates the development of digital products as a technical project manager, currently on staff at Lullabot, a digital agency focused on Drupal.
Since 2004 she has supported US & global organizations on how to best reach their online communities, make sales, and share information.
Clients and employers include IBM, Green America, the GIST Network for the U.S. Department of State, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, and the Global Entrepreneurship Network.
As a full-stack developer, using Drupal since 2008 and working with agile methods since 2014 to build 200+ websites, she is a proponent of using technology to solve problems, connect communities, and build more effective change-making teams.
She believes each of us has an ability and obligation to use our unique knowledge, ideas, and talents to make a measurable difference.
Flores builds and leads teams, explains business processes, prioritizes functional specifications to budget, creates database architecture, & implements systems.
She is passionate about leadership, sustainability, entrepreneurship, education, and technology and science and she speaks, writes, and presents on these topics.
Flores is the recipient of the 2018 NTENny award, given to those "who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to our sector, driving our community forward and tirelessly working for excellence."
Flores is an elected board member at Green America and chairs the board committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
She is also on the NTEN faculty teaching data management classes for the Non-profit Technology Professional Certificate.
A member at The Wing, she also supports women-focused ventures through the Female Founders Network.
She believes in communication, honesty, and integrity.
~ connecting as humans in the new millennium ~
It's important to make space for a diversity of opinions, freely expressed and carefully considered, by a cross-section of individuals.
This creates a better end outcome.
Communication means brainstorming, sharing, and evaluating all options to find the best solution.
There are no stupid questions.
We each face challenges and obstacles.
Honesty means we evaluate, accept where we currently stand, make a plan, and move forward, together.
One day at a time...
One moment at a time.
The truth always sets us free.
Identify your unique gift and align with others to solve the world's pressing needs.
Be as clear as possible about
"Don't compromise yourself. You're all you've got." - Janis Joplin
Blogging since 2007.
Monica has worked in technology as a web developer since 1999, leading digital platform development for national and international teams. She started consulting in 2004 and worked in the citizen sector for 5 years, returning to the private sector in 2019 as a technical project manager for Lullabot.
Moderator / Host / Judge / Advisor
Videos / YouTube
B.S. in Environmental Systems Technology,
Division of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Team win for contest in student engineering: "A Learning Car for Kids" - technology for children with developmental disabilities
Activities: Work Study
Entrepot Deli, Risley Dining, Blauvelt Lab, PEWS ILR
Pianist at Catholic Mass
Praxis Literary Journal
Institute for Shipboard Education
Spring Semester at Sea, University of Pittsburgh
Travelled to 10 port cities in 100 days on the SS Universe
La Guaira, Venezuela
Cape Town, South Africa
Seattle, Washington, USA
Activities: Yearbook, Shipboard Auction