Melanie Katsivo, PhDMelanie N. Katsivo, PhD

EDI Specialist and Associate Director, The Africa Institute

Melanie N. Katsivo leads the effective implementation and embedding of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) tactics and strategies for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentstry. She oversees EDI related projects, provides guidance and advice on best practices and collaborates with a wide range of stakeholders to identify key areas of activity and build a commitment for change. Melanie is also the Associate Director of Partnerships and Programs for the Africa Institute at Western University, a role that she continues to support, among her EDI responsibilities.

Melanie has a PhD in Educational Communication and Technology, a Master’s Degree in Sociology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.