Melissa ahlborn

Melissa Ahlborn


Melissa leads digital engagement initiatives to grow, educate, and inspire GFI’s online audiences.

Areas of expertise: social media management, content strategy and creation, analytics, plant-based cooking, food systems

Melissa uses she/her and they/them pronouns.

Melissa oversees and measures the impact of GFI’s social media channels, SEM initiatives, the biweekly Reimagining Protein newsletter, and other digital engagement campaigns. She holds a B.S. in Communications from Boston University and spent 4 years working in marketing for a global market research firm before graduating with a Master’s in Food Systems from NYU’s School of Nutrition and Food Studies. While in graduate school, she also studied plant-based cooking and culinary nutrition at the Natural Gourmet Institute and taught nutrition education classes as a volunteer with City Harvest.