Melanie Tavares


An equity advocate, Dr. Melanie Tavares honed her expertise in program design, funding and strategic management at a number of state and national organizations. Melanie recently completed her final year as a Dean's Fellow in the Doctor of Education Leadership Program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. As an Ed.L.D. Candidate, her scholarship focused on system-level leadership, scalable impact, and organization sustainability.

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