B.A. in Communication
Master’s in Development Practice, specializing in 
Sustainable Livelihoods and Environments and Human Rights

Melanie Alemán has more than 4 years of professional experience in sustainability, environmental conservation, and community development in Indonesia, Guatemala, Ecuador and the United States, with experience in designing and coordinating programs and initiatives at the community level through the Peace Corps, the Emory University Office of Sustainability, and international NGOs including the Rainforest Alliance and The Nature Conservancy. As Project Technician in the social area of Cardno Latin America, Melanie focuses on sustainable development, community and governmental relations, formulating strategic alliances in the planning and implementation of socioenvironmental and corporate responsibility projects, with extensive experience in research, communication and public relations. She earned her Master’s in Development Practice from Emory University in Atlanta, specializing in sustainable livelihoods and environments and human rights.