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Melinda Briana Epler
Works at Change Catalyst
Attended University of Southern California
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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Speaking yesterday at the ICA school for girls. Awesome school for low-income girls - loved meeting these amazing ladies!!! #designthinking   #gogirls  http://www.icacademy.org/
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Well done. #likeagirl  #girls #women
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Interview with yours truly. Spoiler alert: #storytelling  plus #strategy  equals superpower!! :)
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Thanks, Molly! I enjoyed talking with you all.
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Great low-budget campaign video.
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Wondering how Classroom in #GAFE works? Check out this new demo video. #ISTE2014
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How to find your purpose in one amazing graphic... 

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Our latest video! The first draft of MicroEnergy Credits in Mongolia.
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115 people
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  • Change Catalyst
    CEO, present
    Change Catalyst empowers great leaders to maximize their positive social and environmental impact through business strategy, culture change and experience design. The innovation consulting firm was founded in 2012 to help social entrepreneurs, social enterprises, international NGOs, and Fortune 500 companies excel at creating large-scale social and environmental change. In 2015, we are launching a startup accelerator focused on women who are changing the world. The Change Catalyst Accelerator empowers women to be great leaders who solve the world's social and environmental problems. To stay in the loop as we launch the accelerator, sign up for our newsletter at http://changecatalyst.co. Change Catalyst is a Certified B Corp, winning the "Best for the World" award for community impact in 2014.
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    Chief Experience Officer, 2013 - 2015
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CEO accelerating high-impact social change
Introduction
Melinda catalyzes positive social and environmental change through business model innovation, culture and behavior change, brand experience design and storytelling. She has more than 20 years of experience catalyzing social entrepreneurs, mature social enterprises and innovation initiatives for Fortune 500 companies and NGOs.

As the CEO of Change Catalyst, Melinda leads a high-impact innovation firm that empowers great leaders in social and environmental change. She is particularly passionate about empowering women leaders of change – through events, workshops, and a new online accelerator and investment platform for early stage female social entrepreneurs.

Melinda is also a writer, speaker and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her film and television work includes projects that exposed the AIDS crisis in South Africa, explored women’s rights in Turkey, and prepared communities for the effects of climate change. She has also worked on several television shows, including NBC’s The West Wing.
Education
  • University of Southern California
  • School of Visual Arts
  • University of Washington
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