ERP Member (GESI Specialist)
Melita is a practitioner, advisor, and researcher in integrated water resources management (IWRM), and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), with a focus on gender equality and inclusion. She has worked in state and local government, universities, and civil society organisations (CSOs). With an academic background in Political Science and Environmental Management, Melita has specialised in transdisciplinary approaches to addressing sustainability challenges.
Melita has led a range of projects focused on gender equality within WASH and IWRM for international donors, CSOs and global partnerships. In 2017, she authored the Global Water Partnership Action Piece on gender equality and water resources management, which was adopted by the UN High Level Panel on Water.