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Melissa Joseph

Scholars & Scientists Outreach Coordinator

Melissa Joseph is serving as our part-time Scholars & Scientists Outreach Coordinator. She recruits subject matter experts to take part in a series of courses on Wikipedia and Wikidata. Melissa's honed her outreach skills in past work as a college affordability advisor for a nonprofit. When she's not working for Wiki Education, Melissa is a professional opera singer who recently made her debut at Opera Philadelphia as Musetta in La Boheme, then went on to cover the title role of Treemonisha at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and was a Steans Fellow at the Ravinia Music Festival in Highland Park, IL. She has bachelor's and master's degree in Music from Georgia State University. Outside of singing, Melissa enjoys spending time with friends and family, discovering new food/bubble tea spots, and traveling.