Melodie Kinet

Business Development Director, Samasource

Melodie Kinet is Business Development Director at Samasource, the social enterprise that pioneered impact sourcing, which connects people living in poverty to digital work. In her role, Melodie adapts Samasource’s impact measurement tool for companies to measure and deepen their CSR strategies and implement impact sourcing along their supply chain using our Give Work Guide. With a background in public health, her career spans global development work with UN agencies and refugee programs, healthcare consulting in process improvement, and health tech operations in developing markets. Melodie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, and a Masters in Public Health and MBA from Johns Hopkins.

My Sessions

In this session, we will hear from two organizations working on generating positive social impact through procurement. Diana Sheedy from Harvard University will present the work of an emerging coalition of large US higher-education institutions addressing social impacts and labor standards in their supply chains. Building on the anti-sweatshop movement that reformed licensed goods, universities … read more >>

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