Melissa Saucedo is a Program Officer at Labor Mobility Partnerships. Before joining LaMP, Melissa was an independent consultant providing technical assistance to various international development firms with project assessments, research, and proposal development. Previously, she worked at Chemonics International for over four years, managing USAID-funded projects in Latin America and the Caribbean focused on democracy, governance, gender and social inclusion. Prior to that, Melissa was providing employment and women’s economic empowerment services to resettled refugees in the DMV area with the International Rescue Committee. 

Melissa earned her master’s degree in International Development Studies with a focus in migration and gender from the Elliott School of International Affairs. Melissa is based in Washington DC.