Program Staff Assistant

Melissa Flores interned at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) prior to joining the IAF. At WOLA, she assisted the development team with fundraising efforts such as the annual Human Rights Gala. She also interned at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Development Office, where she conducted outreach for potential corporate donors. Melissa has demonstrated her long-term commitment to working with the Latin America and Caribbean region, as well in development in its many forms. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese and holds a bachelor’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a double minor in Spanish and Latin American Studies from George Mason University.