Melanie Idehen

Benin City, Nigeria

5th year Medical Student and Budding Social Entrepreneur
Melanie's Skills
User Experience
Public Relations
Strategy
Business Development
Design
Fundraising
Finance
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product Management
Recruiting
Sales
Technical
Background

Age Group

<25

About Melanie

Melanie pursuits are inspired by her passion for people and bridging the gap between the haves and have-nots using innovative technological solutions.
Melanie is a multipotentiate and loves travelling, reading, swimming and good music.
She is an adventurous food enthusiast who believes strongly that food is art.

Quote

Be The Change You Seek - Mahatma Gandhi

Work Experience

Campus Ambassador

Unilever

January 2016 - Today

Represent the brand within the university community. Serve as a bridge between the University community and The company. Spotting and updating the company on trends and culture Organise programs and events that keep the brand top of mind among students

Health Coordinator

Creation Care Initiative

December 2015 - Today

A Non Profit Organization focused on poverty alleviation, education and accessible health care for the less priviledged. I am responsible for organizing health awareness events, outreaches to urban and rural communities.

Intern

Mobicure Integrated Services

April 2017 - Today

MOBicure is a mobile health company that provides mobile technology solutions to the most pressing health issues in Africa, particularly with regards to child and maternal health. The flagship product is called ỌMỌMI (which means “my child”). OMOMI is a mobile platform consisting of a mobile app, a website and an SMS service. OMOMI is a platform that enables mothers easily monitor their children's health, as well as provides access to specific and life-saving maternal and child health information plus medical expertise, all at the touch of a button.

Education

University of Benin

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

2012 - 2018