Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Melanie Akerboom

Founder & Chief Editor

Melanie is a Social Enterprise educator & blogger based in Berlin, Germany. Prior to launching WHATAMISSION in 2014, she completed her Masters in Social Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College in London and worked as a tutor in the fields Innovative Tourism and Entrepreneurship in South Africa. She gained her first writing experience as a columnist for Südafrika - Land der Kontraste and an online editor for social-startups.de. In 2016, Melanie founded "Social Innovation Meets School", an initiative bringing Social Entrepreneurship Education to youth in school. She loves travelling and is passionate about photography, social impact and entrepreneurship education, youth empowerment and (South) Africa.