Emily Melnick


Brooklyn, NY

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Emily is a Director based in Brooklyn. She is a social impact strategist with experience in program design, technical assistance, and philanthropy. She comes to Third Sector from the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), where she led work to improve housing stability for people with HIV and for older adults. Before CSH, Emily was a consultant at The Bridgespan Group, where she focused on economic mobility, philanthropy strategy, and the arts. Emily previously was a Director of Institutional Development at Gay Men's Health Crisis, an AIDS service organization in NYC, where she developed GMHC's housing, economic mobility, and gender justice portfolios.

Emily’s publications include “Employment is Healthcare”, presented at the American Public Health Association national meeting and “Participatory Logic Modeling: Engaging Stakeholders in Program Development and Evaluation Design” at the American Evaluation Association conference. Emily holds an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health, and a BA from Swarthmore College with a special major Deaf Studies and Theater, where she focused on theater as a vehicle for social change. She continues to work as a director and dramaturg in New York City.