Monika Lee's love of anime/manga, pop culture and video games led her to the cosplay community in 2006. She has competed in numerous craftsmanship contests winning several Best in Shows and other various awards. She was recently a featured cast member of SyFy's Heroes of Cosplay reality TV show. An avid gamer, Monika spends most of her time playing and making costumes from video games and has worked for companies such as Hyperkin, Blizzard Entertainment, Carbine Studios, and Intel. She spent her 2013 and 2014 summers working as the licensing intern for Blizzard.
When she’s not cosplaying, Monika is a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Industrial Design. Monika has been invited to conventions and events across the world and her work has been featured on Associated Press, GamesRadar, Kotaku, IGN, and Game Informer, among other publications.