‘The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.’

Carl Rogers

Monica Onutu

Job summary/responsibilities

Monica joined Studyportals in July 2015 as a Data Processing Specialist and in September 2016, she became a Data Team Leader, coordinating a team of six employees. Currently she is the Director of Student Data R&D. Her team focuses on improving the quality of the data base and developing analytical insights.

General introduction/background

Monica holds a Master degree in Pshychodiagnosis, Psychotherapy and Personal Development and a Bachelor degree in Psychology. The background might seem unrelated to her current position but it fact it helped a lot in shaping her communication and management skills.

Key challenge

Monica’s main challenge is to ensure the wellbeing of her team members. She values team spirit and she made a goal out of making work as fun and pleasant as possible without lacking efficiency or quality.  She is serious about fun and serious about making sure that students all around the world get the most of her work. 

Favourite Studyportals element/experience

What Monica likes the most about Studyportals is the welcoming work environment, the opportunities that arise and, of course, the chance of making the world a little better. She couldn’t be more grateful of being part of such a wonderful team.