Melissa Diamond

Meet Melissa

Melissa Diamond is the Founder and Executive Director of A Global Voice for Autism and is passionate about issues related to disability, migration, trauma and community. Melissa holds a Masters in Conflict, Security and Development and is a Rotary Peace Fellow from the University of Bradford, a Certificate of Social Entrepreneurship from Watson University in Boulder, Colorado and a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Richmond. Melissa’s work has been recognised by the United Nations, the SDSN Youth Solutions Report, The Clinton Global Initiative University, The Resolution Project, the Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit in Malaysia, and more. In 2014 and 2017, she was featured on expert panels at the United Nations in New York to share best practices for supporting children with autism and their families in conflict-affected communities.