Melanie Habwe Dickson is the American-born daughter of a Kenyan mother and Ghanaian father. She was raised and educated in Washington DC, New York City (Columbia University), and London (SOAS and Kings College). She is a lifelong wanderlust who feels equally at home in Kenya as in Ghana and is seeking her place in the world. She is a lawyer who cares deeply about injustice and who specializes in international corporate accountability. She loves food, frolicking, corny jokes, and all things African. Most of all she loves hearing peoples' stories and helping people elevate their voices.