Mona Alsubaei joined USV in April 2021. Before USV, Mona worked at CrossBoundary, an emerging markets investment advisory firm. She was responsible for growing the firm's Middle East and Central Asia presence. Mona started her career in policy and international economics at the United Nations. She studied economics at King Abdulaziz University and international affairs at Columbia University. She'll start her MBA this fall at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Mona is a global nomad. She lived and worked in over eight countries but always has a special place in her heart for her hometown – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.