MelRo's Experience

From keynote speaking, giving commencement addresses, leading panel discussions, running workshops, serving as spokesperson or instilling confidence to a room full of at-risk teenagers, MelRo is an uplifting and unforgettable presenter for any occasion. Contact MelRo's reps for your event. 

Keynote Speaking
  • The Aridell Mitchell Home

  • Buckeye Ranch  

  • The Casey Foundation

  • Heart of Hope Ministries

  • Heart and Soul Awards

  • Jewish Family Coalition

  • National Youth Advocate Program

  • My Very Own Blanket

  • Professional Women of Color Conference

  • The Purple Teen Party

  • S-Club (Soroptimist Empowering Teens)

  • St. Vincent Family Center

  • Treehouse 

  • United Way (multiple conferences)

  • Virginia Union University

  • Women’s Leadership Council

  • CASA of Tennessee, Ohio, New York, California

  • Daniel Memorial Conferences

  • Various Foster Parent conferences

  • Schools in Ghana, Barbados, and Jamaica

  • Women United of Licking County

  • Over 400 plus middle, and high schools

  • Women's Correctional Institutes

Film/Commercial
  • Molson Gold (Principal)

  • Kmart (Principal)

  • Washington Mutual Bank (Principal)

  • Money Tree (Principal)

  • Safe Auto (Principal)

  • Yaz Birth Control (Principal)

  • Columbus Dispatch (Principal)

  • Instant Tax Services (Principal)

  • Rite Aid Pharmacy (Extra)

  • Wheeling, WV Casinos (Principal)

  • White Castle (Principle)

  • Hoosier Lottery (Principal)

Print Ads (Modeling)
  • Prudential

  • Washington Mutual

  • Starbucks

  • DSW Shoe Warehouse (Cover)

  • Cloroseptic Strips

  • Nationwide Insurance

  • Sassimi Clothing (Cover)

  • Verizon Wireless

  • UPS

  • Fisher Price

  • Value City

  • Ronald Mcdonald House of Charities

  • Wendys

  • JoAnn Fabrics

  • Nationwide'

  • Dear Foam

  • Longaberger Catalog

  • Bed Bath and Beyond

  • Bass Pro Shop

  • T-Shirt & Co.

Awards
  • MelRo was named a "Difference Maker" by Role Model Magazine. The award celebrates 25 amazing women and girls who rocked our world in 2015. View list

  • Being Beautiful Foundation Award

  • You Are Beautiful Foundation Award

  • St. Vincent Family Center Corcoran Award

Spokesperson
  • Buick (7 consecutive years)

  • Dear Daddy Film (view IMDB entry)

  • MAC Cosmetics (10+ years)

  • Children's Rights

Workshops/Teaching
  • Columbus College of Art and Design (guest instructor, 4 years)

  • Creative Control Festival (Panel Moderator)

  • Franklin County Children’s Services

  • Gahanna Lincoln High School

  • Heyman Talent Agency Model Coach

  • Jewish Family Coalition

  • The Purple Teen Party

  • Southlake High School

  • Whitehall Yearling High School

  • Youth Hope of Illinois

  • Foster Parent Trainer for National Youth Advocacy Program, St. Vincent Family Center, and The Buckeye Ranch

  • Healing Parent Workshops

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Workshops

  • Trauma to Triumph Workshops

  • Independent Living Workshops for Foster Youth

  • Self Efficacy for youth

  • Social Emotional Learning for youth

Magazines (Modeling)
  • Heart and Soul magazine (cover)

  • Essence Magazine

  • Latina Magazine

  • Vibe magazine

  • Glamour Magazine

  • Whirl Magazine

  • Lifestyle Magazine

  • Oprah Magazine

  • Capital Style

  • Pittsburgh Fashion Magazine (cover)

  • Parents Magazine

  • Holman Accesories