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Mona Grife

SEL Strategy Senior Manager
Mona is Youth Development Executives of King County’s (YDEKC) SEL Strategy Senior Manager and supports YDEKC’s goals for strengthening cross-sector collaboration, alignment, and shared learning of whole child supports in the Road Map Project. She has been in the youth development field since 2002 serving in a variety of roles as a teaching artist, trainer, service learning coordinator, program manager, and capacity builder. She has facilitated youth leadership, service learning, and SEL programs across Washington with organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Metrocenter YMCA, and United Way of King County. Most recently, she founded Creative Hearts Lab, pop-up workshops for children that focus on SEL, literacy, and the arts.