Dr. Monica Lakhwani is the Multicultural/Education Specialist for Jefferson County Public School District in Louisville, Kentucky. She is responsible for coordinating and implementing professional development in areas of poverty, English Learners, and underrepresented/diverse populations for certified and classified K-12 staff. Dr. Lakhwani is a Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity trainer and facilitates SEED cohorts each year empowering positive change. She continues to serve as adjunct with Spalding University as well as Bellarmine University teaching graduate courses in Education/ESL. Her interests lie in socio-cultural norms, refugee resettlement, and diverse learners. In her spare time, she loves to read and travel; and is a mother, daughter, and spouse.