Monica Disare attended the Georgetown University Law Center, where she was in Kris Henning's yearlong Juvenile Justice Clinic, representing young people in their delinquency cases in D.C. Superior Court. At Georgetown, Monica was also a Law Fellow, completed Professor Peter Edelman’s poverty practicum, and was a senior editor on the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. During law school, Monica interned at the National Center for Youth Law, the Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division in their Educational Opportunities Section, Advocates for Children of New York, and Juvenile Law Center.
Prior to law school, Monica was a reporter at Chalkbeat New York, where she covered New York City and New York State education policy. She attended Yale University and majored in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.