Melody is the Program Associate for the EPPIC project, in the Energy and Environment department at the Aspen Institute. Motivated by the urgency of climate change, she has worked in the environmental field for 6 years. Previously at Climate Policy Initiative, she was the Operations and HR Associate coordinating offices in both DC and SF for 4.5 years. Prior to that she worked in climate activism for Clean Water Action in Oakland, CA and is also passionate about Fair Trade initiatives. She worked at Fair Trade USA and the Domestic Fair Trade Association, for social media marketing. She loves logistics, translating complex issues into tangible actions, and always feels inspired by working with people.