Article on Digital Citizenship featured in the Association of California School Administrators’ Leadership magazine (January 2015)

Book chapter published in #YouthAction: Becoming Political in the Digital Age (December 2014)

Research & Projects

College Knowledge LA selected among top 50 #VLinnovators Challenge semi-finalists (December 2014)

Manson and Monterosa present at HASTAC conference (April 2014)

Introducing College Knowledge LA – A Social Entrepreneurial Mobile Start-Up Venture (April 2014)

Annenberg Evening of Innovation features student startups (April 2014)

PhD student Monterosa speaks at AAHHE conference (March 2014)

Participants of Spring 2014 Crunch Challenge Course Announced (December 2013)


Santa Cruz County Summit for Youth Leadership – Board Member (2011 – Present)

PhD Student Monterosa is Serving as Web Secretary for AERA Graduate Student Council (September 2013)

Latina empowerment and development (LEAD) conference at Harvard College (February 2011)

Latinos In College – Social Media Team (January 2011)


PhD student Monterosa selected for AAHHE/Ford Multidisciplinary Fellowship (December 2013)

Monterosa selected to join HASTAC Scholar cohort (October 2013)


Featured Geek: Vanessa Monterosa. She’s Geeky About Gaming (January 2014)