Melanie Calzetti-Spahr spent her career at Fidelity Investments where she worked in the private equity investment arm of the organization. She left in 2013 and re-engaged in the not-for-profit sector. Since then, she has been a member of organizations that invest throughout the greater Boston area in the domains of education, poverty and immigration. She is also actively involved with women’s reproductive health issues and advocacy. Melanie is a former fellow of Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, a new third stage of higher education designed to prepare experienced leaders to take on new challenges in the social sector. Melanie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Smith College and an MBA with distinction from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.