Opportunity Green Business Conference 2011 Speakers

Melissa  Pelochino

Melissa Pelochino

Key Facilitator, Dean of Academics
Lime Design Associates

Melissa is a key facilitator for Lime Design. She became fascinated with design thinking after attending a workshop at Stanford University's Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. Melissa has combined her 10 years of teaching experience with her passion for user-centered design to educate others on how to incorporate the power of design thinking into daily business life. Melissa has been a guest lecturer at Stanford University’s Teacher Preparation program and an annual guest speaker on the “panel of doers” at Stanford’s k12 Lab. She is currently serving as Dean of Academics at an Aspire Charter High School in East Palo Alto, California where 100% of their graduates have been accepted into 4-year schools.

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