Melinda has worked across the nonprofit, startup, and corporate spaces focused on working with impactful organizations making a difference in the world - and in particular on women's healthcare. She is currently the Director of Client Success with Doveras Fertility and Vice President of the Himalayan Children's Future Fund.
Melinda has developed programming and communications strategies for: The Gynecologic Research Foundation, Himalayan Childrens Future Fund, United Nations Association of Southern New York, United Nations Democracy Fund, A Caring Hand - The Billy Esposito Fund, Women's Venture Fund, IDP Foundation, VEERAH, and Chasdrew Fund.
Melinda earned a Master’s degree in Political and Social Sciences from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain and as part of her studies interned at United Nations Headquarters at the UN Office for Partnerships. She majored in Philosophy and Political Science at Boston University and took part in their internship program where she worked in the Lord Mayor of Sydney’s office in Australia.
Melinda served on the National Council of the United Nations Association of the US and served as Vice President of Communications on the board of the United Nations Association, Southern New York Division. She has spoken about young professional engagement and advocacy at the United Nations.
Melinda is based in Brooklyn, New York with her dachshund Penny and in her spare time practices her skills as a photographer for nonprofits and meditation retreats around the world (Nepal, Spain, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya... so far!).