Mel works as a consultant and researcher in the field of computer science, education, and development cooperation as well as in evaluation of media projects.
Before co-founding Konnektiv, Mel worked for the Centre for International and Intercultural Communication (ZIIK) at TU Berlin, primarily managing technology and education related projects in Afghanistan. Other previous cooperations include One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Afghanistan, Ustad Mobile (Mobile Literacy), GIZ, MICT, Parliamentwatch, and GIG. Mel holds degrees in European Ethnology and Computer Science (M.A., HU Berlin and FU Berlin) and Communication Studies (PhD, Dublin City University).
She currently holds a position as academic staff at TU Berlin in the field of work, education, and technology. Mel is also a Junior Fellow of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI).
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