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Melanie D’Evelyn

Melanie D’Evelyn

Director, Detroit Drives Degrees, Detroit Regional Chamber

Melanie D’Evelyn serves at the director for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Detroit Drives Degrees (D3) initiative, which seeks to increase postsecondary attainment to accelerate both economic prosperity and social mobility throughout out the Detroit region. In 2017-2018, she was selected as an Education Attainment Fellow by the Association for Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Melanie worked for ten years in public policy and federal advocacy in Washington, DC. Melanie has a Master in Public Policy degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and a Bachelor of Arts from Principia College.

Authored Posts

  • Built in Detroit: Strengthening the Motor City’s Talent Pipeline

    An update from the field: why the Detroit Chamber is engaging businesses to promote equity