Melinda has over 25 years’ experience working in the university, schooling, consulting, and private sectors. Her professional passions are policy, governance, education, and strategy in contexts that advance goals of social justice and equity. She has led projects in health, multiculturalism, family violence, education, and justice; her deep experience is in work with projects around gender, multiculturalism, and social change. Melinda has extensive research credentials, a commitment to working collaboratively with clients, and a strong desire to create sustainable change. Melinda loves spending time with her family, reading, flamenco dance, and yoga.