Melaku Tekola has about 10 years of experience in programme management, training development and facilitation, capacity building, corporate and organisational communications, campaign coordination, policy advocacy, events management, public relations and media engagement from grassroots level to a higher level of engagement at Canadian based international organisation called Right To Play and UNICEF Ethiopia. Melaku has been engaged in various capacities to support various programmes in Eastern and South African Countries. Melaku has also been a key note speaker in various international fora such as Women Deliver Conference in Washington DC and various fundraising galas in New York, Geneva and Addis Ababa. Melaku has an M.A degree in International Relations from Addis Ababa University.
Melaku has joined the IRC Ethiopia team as a Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor since March 2018.