Melissa BlackerbyCommunications Assistant
Melissa assists in management of external communications, digital content and publication development, and event planning coordination. With a passion for digital storytelling, she manages social media outreach with the goal of engaging users in a two-way dialogue and establishing RPA channels as resources for philanthropy news.
Prior to joining RPA in 2016, Melissa supported the social media team at UN Women. Additionally, she has previously managed digital outreach for ECPAT-USA and served as their United Nations DPI-NGO Youth Representative.
She is a graduate of Stetson University, where she majored in Communications and Media Studies. As an avid hiker, Melissa tries to take breaks from the city to spend time in nature as often as possible.