Melinda graduated from Stanford University with a degree in urban studies focusing on urban education, and a minor in African and African-American Studies. While at Stanford, she was involved in a variety of organizations, including the Stanford Gospel Choir, Catch a Fyah, the Caribbean Students Association and Sigma Theta Psi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated. Before graduating, Melinda secured an internship with Department of Education in Washington, DC. Melinda returned to school to get her master's degree in urban education with UCLA's Teacher Education Program in 2013. In addition to teaching Algebra 1 at her alma mater, Lawndale High School, she is pursuing her doctoral degree in education at Loyola Marymount University as part of its Educational Leadership program.
High school: Lawndale High School
Loyola Marymount UniversityLos Angeles, CA
|0||Ed.D. Educational Leadership|
Stanford UniversityPalo Alto, CA
|2011||B.A. Urban Studies|
University of California - Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA
|2013||M.A. Urban Education|