Monnaa Hassan is a writer, comedian and mix-media artist based in Los Angeles, California. Her work centers womanhood, collective identity and storytelling in post-war healing. Mona has extensive research experience through her work in Japan, Egypt, Palestine and Lebanon. In addition to her international works, Mona uses storytelling on a national platform to raise awareness for her communities as a bisexual Muslim woman in comedy. Mona holds a Master of Arts in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the American University in Washington, D.C. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Japanese Language from California State University Long Beach.