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Melanie Edwards

Melanie Edwards

Portrait of Melanie Edwards
Urban Studies


Melanie Edwards is Reuters Digital Vision Fellow and lecturer in Urban Studies and Public Policy Programs. She has worked for 15 years in international business and development, in management for J.P. Morgan and International Data Group (IDG). She launched the Global Technology Corps, a “digital Peace Corps” now operating within the U.S. Department of State. Melanie then co-created the United Nations Information Technology Service (UNITeS).

Mobile Metrix, a community-based digital data collection service, which she co-founded evolved out of her work at Stanford as a Reuters Digital Vision Fellow. Melanie received her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and M.A. from The Fletcher School of International Relations, Tufts University.