Jana Melpolder

Jana Melpolder is a Manager of content and social media for ASME/Engineering for Change where she manages E4C's social media, produces webinars, and much more. She has been working in tech for development since 2012 and got her start working for Inveneo, World Possible, and ICTworks. For several years she managed Technology Salons in San Francisco and previously worked for Equal Access International, AREWA24, and Harper Hill Global. She has reported on development programs from several countries including Bolivia, Ghana, Thailand, and India, and she has served as an Editorial Intern at U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Her writing has been published on World Vision, Beliefnet, and Twitter’s “Twitter for Good” blog. Jana’s educational background includes a B.A. in Anthropology from West Virginia University and a Master of International Development from the University of Pittsburgh. Follower her on Twitter @DiscoverWander.

Jana Melpolder

E4C Visualized: The Siemens Design Challenge in Numbers

June 8, 2020

This is the Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge in numbers. The challenge has had a staggering reach worldwide,...

Jana Melpolder

What’s Cooking in Nigerian, Ghanaian, and Ugandan Communities? Practical Stove Solutions

March 11, 2020

A look inside the kitchen in Nigerian, Ghanaian and Ugandan homes suggests policy changes that could make cooking more...

Jana Melpolder

Enter Our Photo Contest in Celebration of World Engineering Day

February 5, 2020

Engineering for Change is pleased to host an exciting photo contest for its online community to celebrate World Engineering...

Jana Melpolder

Catch What You Missed at Impact.Engineered in Three Highlights

October 25, 2018

The Impact.Engineered event recently took place in the heart of Brooklyn, New York at the NYU Tandon School of...


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