Melissa Wright is a second-year graduate student in the Public Administration and Education Policy programs housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government and Graduate School of Education respectively. She also works full-time as a Data Analyst for the School District of Philadelphia. Melissa is passionate about quality public education and advocating for marginalized groups. Melissa is a proud Fordham Ram, earning her Bachelors in Economics. In her spare time, she is an avid reader and runner (though not at the same time, because that is clearly dangerous).