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Television / Multimedia - US & International

Comedy Central Presents

"Stand Up Al Waggif"

Headliner - Season 2 & 3

Al Bernameg - Dr. Bassem Youssef

"Arab in America"

Featured Comedian & Special Gu

Expresso Breakfast Show

SABC3 - South Africa's #1 Breakfast Show

Featured Guest

Islam Channel

Virgin Media - UK Based

Featured Guest

Windy City Live


Guest Host - Twice

Hefty Bags Commercial

Nationwide DistributionSummer Usage 2018

Background Extra

Industrial Training Video

Private Release

Supporting Actress

Radio Work - US & International

East Coast Radio

#1 Radio Show in Durban, South Africa

Featured special guest

Patti Vasquez

WGN - 720 FM - Nationwide Distribution

Regular Guest Host

Stand UP Live Performances - US & Int'L (limited list)

Carnegie Hall

Stand Up Comedian

New York, NYC

Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Stand Up Comedian - Two Tours

Washington, DC

Cape Town Comedy Club

Stand Up Comedian & Host - Two Tours

Cape Town, South Africa

Goliath Comedy Club

Stand Up Comedian - Two Tours

Johannesburg, South Africa

US State Department Comedy Festival

Stand Up Comedian & Producer - 3 Tours

Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Ramallah

Laugh Factory - LA & Chicago

Stand Up Comedian

Los Angeles, CA & Chicago, IL

Gotham Theater

Stand Up Comedian

New York, NY

Zanies, The Improv, Jokes & Notes

Stand Up Comedian

Chicago, IL

FUNatical Comedy Tour

Stand Up Comedian

Missoula, MO

Top Secret, Comedy Cafe, UK Scene

Stand Up Comedian & Host - 5 Tours

London, England

Education & Training

Master's Degree

International Development & Urban Plan.

DePaul University - Chicago

Bachelors of Science

International Development

Loyola University - Chicago

Improv & Sketch Writing

Second City Training Center

Chicago, IL

Burt Reynolds Theater

Acting - Two Sessions

West Palm Beach, Florida

Landmark Education

Full curriculum

Chicago, IL & London, England



natural speaker


natural speaker


natural speaker


experienced in training


in training


experienced and in training

Unique Qualities

Lost 150lbs



Mona is an international comedian and Emcee based in her hometown of Chicago, US. She has performed, emceed, and produced comedy shows, competitions and events in major clubs, theaters and universities around the world since 2010. In addition to comedy, Mona is a sought-after speaker for her experience using stand-up comedy to bring joy and affinity in various socio-political topics in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Mona has a Master’s in International Development and is fluent in En

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'5"

Weight: 130 lbs

Eyes: Hazel

Hair Color: Multi-Color

Hair Length: Shoulder Length


Comedian, Story Telling, Soft-Ball Fast Pitch, Hosting, Hot-Yoga, Arabic Dancing, Middle East Traditions, Middle East Chef, Global Traveler, Improviser, Drives a Manual Transm, Scent Specialist, Hair Styling, Baseball, Body Building, Boxing, Cycling, Cycling - Mountain Biking, Hang Gliding, Jump Rope, Kickboxing, Rollerblading, Sky Diving, Soccer, Swimming - ability - general, Swimming - freestyle, Volleyball, Weight Lifting, Yoga, Comedian, Dance - Pole Dancing, Dance Acro, Dance Belly, Dance Bolero, Dance Hip Hop, Dance Jazz, Dance Line/Country, Dance Modern, Dance Salsa, Dance Samba, Dancer, Host, Impressionist, Licensed Driver, Modeling, Stunts, Vocal Style: Rapper, Voiceover, African Accent, American - Minnesota Accent, American - New York Accent, American - Southern Accent, American - Texan Accent, Asian - Japanese Accent, Asian - Korean Accent, Australian Accent, British - Birmingham Accent, British - Cockney Accent, British - Geordie Accent, British - Scouse/Liverpool Accent, Eastern European Accent, French Accent, German Accent, Greek Accent, Iraqi Accent, Israeli Accent, Italian Accent, Jamaican Accent, Jewish/Yiddish Accent, Persian Accent, Polish Accent, Puerto Rican Accent, Russian Accent, Slavic - South Eastern Bloc Accent, South African Accent, Welsh Accent, Fluent Arabic, Fluent German