Melikka Smith-Scott is the Office Manager at Galaxy Gives and holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology.  Prior to working at Galaxy Gives, she spent over 10 years as a manager in retail banking.  Her introduction to activism began as a community leader for Releasing Aging People in Prison, and she continues to work with various organizations whose focus is to dismantle mass incarceration and enact systemic change.  

Combining her passion for criminal justice reform and extensive retail banking experience, she inspires to foster an organization that teaches financial literacy and legacy planning for formerly impacted individuals and their families.  When she is not in the changemaking field, you can find her traveling and exploring local cultures through food, customs and spirituality.