Melissa Gregson

Melissa Gregson

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STEM Professional

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Melissa Gregson serves as the Managing Director to Teach For America's Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiative. She currently lives in Washington, DC and is very passionate about increasing opportunities for students in STEM.

After graduating from MIT with a B.S. in Biology, Melissa Gregson joined Teach For America and taught middle school science at MS 321 in New York City.  After her time in the classroom, she moved back to Boston and joined Teach For America’s staff as the Recruitment Director for MIT and other Boston area schools.  She now serves as the Managing Director of Teach For America’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Initiative.  Outside of work Melissa served as a board member for the Young Non-Profit Professional Network and was a School Board Fellow working with Somerville Public Schools.