Melissa returns to Hampshire with ten years of experience in nonprofit communications, fund-raising, volunteer engagement, and administration. Most recently, she was the communications manager at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. She has also held positions at Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, the Northwest Community Corrections Center, and the National Network of Abortion Funds. She graduated from Hampshire in 2005 and earned an M.F.A. in writing and literature from Bennington College.