Over the past twenty-four years, Monica S. Baker has focused her efforts on sponsorship and cause marketing consulting and analysis assignments.  With a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a Masters degree in Business Administration, Monica S. Baker works as an independent consultant and as a writer for children. 

Additionally, she has worked for over 13 years in her children’s elementary school as a library and Reading Initiative volunteer and currently sits on the boards of the Lubuto Library Project and the Spanish Catholic Center — a center serving immigrant medical needs — in Washington, D.C.

Somewhere in 2005 she hung up her consulting hat to concentrate on the completion of her first middlegrade novel, Freestyle, which was published in 2010 by Schiffer Books. She began sweating away for Science Weekly in 2007.