Melissa Pang is a Senior Policy and Programs Analyst with the federal government, specializing in workplace wellbeing and mental health issues. Prior to joining the core public service, Melissa worked as a lawyer for a private immigration law firm, as an analyst for the Parliament of Canada and as an executive of a non-profit organization. Melissa obtained her Common Law and Civil Law degrees from McGill University, and her Honours B.Sc. in Psychology at the University of Ottawa.
Melissa joined the OCISO Board of Directors in 2017. Born in Ottawa to immigrant parents and having studied at an international high school, Melissa has always been fascinated by cultures and languages, as well as challenges faced by immigrants to Canada. Her own family includes members of Chinese, Mauritian, Lebanese, Indian and Peruvian descent! Melissa can often be found exploring the NCC trails with her family or dancing along in Zumba classes.