Mel is part of the research team, focusing on global health and policy interventions.
Before joining the team, Mel went through the 2021 Incubation Program.
She holds a degree in Biology, a Micromasters in Data, Economics and Development Policy, and is currently finishing her PhD in Neuroscience. When she first got involved with EA, as a Philanthropy Advisory Fellow, she helped philanthropic organizations identify cost-effective poverty alleviation and mental health efforts. She is currently part of the strategy team at Altruismo Eficaz y Racionalidad, a virtual EA group nucleating Hispanic EAs.