Melanie Greenberg

United States

“The people who are creating spaces for peace are committing radical acts of politics andimagination that have the seeds within them for deep transformation of our world. Through their webs of relationships, they are building the engines for powerful innovation.”

Melanie Greenberg

Melanie Greenberg is Managing Director for Peacebuilding at Humanity United, a philanthropic organization dedicated to cultivating the conditions for enduring peace and freedom. Before joining Humanity United she was CEO of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and President of the Cypress Fund for Peace and Security. Previously, Melanie researched the links between peacebuilding and transitional justice as a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, and helped broaden the scope of international peacebuilding funding as director of the Conflict Resolution Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. In her academic career, Melanie served as associate director of the Stanford Center for International Security and Cooperation and deputy director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation.

Melanie has helped design and facilitate public peace processes in the Middle East, Northern Ireland, and the Caucasus. She is a frequent writer, lecturer, and trainer in the areas of international law, international security, and peacebuilding, Melanie holds an AB from Harvard and a JD from Stanford Law School, and lives in McLean, Virginia.