"Melanie is passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated, and thorough. She is skilled at creating an environment where youth feel comfortable sharing their thoughts, and demonstrates a strong willingness to ensure all opinions and values in the classroom are respected. She is professional, intelligent, and motivated, and has a humor and teaching style that's easy to relate to."

Lizzy Bartelt, New Media and Youth Program Specialist at Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky


"Having experienced Melanie's work from many spaces, as a collaborator, supervisor, and workshop participant, she is incredibly adept at providing education that is relevant to the audience, culturally aware, and accessible to participants."

Erin Basler, Brand Manager at the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health and Community Engagement Specialist at New Hope, Inc.