Melinda Lopez (Program Director)

Melinda Lopez was born and raised in New York City. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Brown University and her Teacher Certification from Roger Williams University. She has been an educator since 1994- working in both early childhood, elementary and higher education settings. For over 10 years Melinda has been designing and facilitating professional development for adults.  Melinda is an Adjunct Instructor in Education at Rhode Island College and the Co-Director of the Rhode Island Latina Leadership Institute.