Mélody is the Manager of Metrics and is responsible for developing and maintaining data systems and networks for improved programming to achieve greater impact. She holds a Master in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Toronto. Her professional experience spans research, capacity building, program planning and development, monitoring and evaluation in the areas of child health and nutrition. She has worked in the academic, NGO and UN sectors, and her field work experience includes numerous countries, mainly in Africa. In her personal time, she enjoys volunteering at local community events and her favourite hobbies are to spend time outdoors with her children, and travel around Canada and the globe to visit family, friends and new places.