Program Staff Assistant
Melissa Flores is the program staff assistant for Guatemala, Bolivia, Costa Rica and Uruguay. Prior to joining the IAF, Melissa interned at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) where she assisted the development team with their 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. Through her experience, Melissa has demonstrated her longstanding commitment to working with the Latin America/Caribbean region, as well as development in its many forms. She speaks both Spanish and Portuguese and holds a bachelor’s in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a double minor in Spanish and Latin American Studies from George Mason.