Melinda Epler

As Founder & CEO of Change Catalyst, Melinda empowers women changemakers through a new online accelerator and impact investing program. She is also the Co-Founder of Tech Inclusion, dedicated to exploring innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech. She has more than 20 years of experience elevating brands for social entrepreneurs, mature social enterprises and innovation initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and NGOs. Melinda is also a writer, speaker and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her film and television work includes projects exposing the AIDS crisis in South Africa, exploring women’s rights in Turkey, and preparing communities for climate change. She also worked on several television shows, including NBC’s The West Wing.