About Melissa Godin

Melissa Godin is a journalist from Vancouver, Canada. Her work focusses on the intersections of gender inequality, climate change, forced migration, and humanitarian crises. She regularly examines the failures of the aid and development industry. Melissa aims to create space for underrepresented voices with the hope of evoking empathy while calling for accountability. 

Melissa is a Rhodes Scholar, a National Geographic Explorer, and a GroundTruth Project Fellow. 

Melissa has researched and reported from five continents, producing print, audio, and visual content.