Melissa is a Creative Associate at Community Jameel, an independent, global organisation advancing science and learning for communities to thrive.
Prior to joining Community Jameel, Melissa worked in investor relations. Her previous experience includes media and marketing strategy, business development, research, reporting and editing.
Melissa holds a BA in Arabic from Georgetown University. She has completed coursework towards a MA in food studies from New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, and received a diploma in culinary and pastry arts from Culinary Institute Lenôtre in Houston, Texas.