About the Founder
Mona Elgohail, M.S. is a clinical psychology PhD candidate at Drexel University with a concentration in health psychology. She received her BA in Neuroscience & Behavior from Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research interests are in women's health psychology with a focus on the infertility and pregnancy experiences of minority women. Since founding the Muslim Fertility Project in 2016, Mona has launched multiple empirical research studies focused on understanding and addressing the psychosocial needs of Muslim women experiencing infertility. Because of her research, she was recently dubbed "Agent of Change" in Drexel University's annual magazine. She was also invited to collaborate with the White House on multiple initiatives promoting the health of Muslims. Mona is passionate about advocacy and policy, particularly as it relates to marginalized groups; she co-founded the Diversity Advocacy Committee of the Drexel Psychology Department and was nationally elected as the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Member-at-Large for Diversity. She is currently completing her psychology residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago with a specialization in women's health.