CO-FOUNDER, CO-DIRECTOR OF THE PROJECT
(Mobilization & Narrative, Fundraising)
President and CEO, Alliance for Peacebuilding
Melanie Greenberg brings twenty-five years of experience in program design, bridging the theory-practice gap, and seeding new disciplines within the peacebuilding field. She has worked over the past year to create a space within the peacebuilding community for work in neuroscience, and has deep experience in developing and managing interdisciplinary consortia on complex issues of peace and security. Before joining AfP, Melanie was the President and Founder of the Cypress Fund for Peace and Security, a foundation making grants in the areas of peacebuilding and nuclear nonproliferation. From 2003 to 2004, she was a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, focusing on issues of justice in post-conflict peacebuilding. From 2000 to 2002, Melanie was director of the Conflict Resolution Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She previously served as associate director of the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation and deputy director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the United States Institute of Peace and serves on a number of non-profit boards. Melanie holds an AB from Harvard and a JD from Stanford Law School.