Monika C. Trebo worked more than 13 years in Information Technology at the Stanford Genome Technology Center, Stanford School of Medicine, where she used her technical skills to keep IT running and her design background to communicate the Center’s achievements via the Web.
Living in an earthquake region, she also volunteered as a SCERT (Stanford CERT training is based on the standard Community Emergency Response Team [CERT] program developed by the Federal Emergency Management Association), as well as for the School of Medicine Building Response Team.
A member since the ASciNA Bay Area Chapter’s inaugural meeting in 2002, Monika Trebo was elected to co-chair the Chapter in 2006. Together with Susanne Pangratz-Führer and Sonja Schmid, she was able to regroup the chapter, and to recruit and retain members. In 2013, she took over the Presidency of the Bay Area Chapter. The Chapter’s membership base quadrupled between 2006 and 2015, making this Chapter the second largest within ASciNA.
Monika Trebo engaged in fostering the interaction between ASciNA Bay Area and the Startup Community by co-organizing events with the (then) Austrian Innovation Center Silicon Valley (founded by Mario Herger).
As a member of the Board, she is in charge of the member database and works with the President to communicate the organization’s goals and achievements via web site and social media.
In 2015, she started her own IT business. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Innsbruck, Austria.