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At Dollar General, Melanie is Executive Sponsor of the Women’s Professional Network Employee Resource Group (WPN), which aims at empowering female colleagues and allies within the company. She has been instrumental in the company-wide rollout of WPN and has led quarterly events to highlight women and the impact they can make at DG and beyond. Additionally, she has moderated panels including one of male executives who spoke on the significance of being an ally for workplace diversity and another for the company’s largest annual internal meeting where board members and senior leaders discussed the importance of female leadership. As well as leading an all-female team, Melanie has served as a mentor to female colleagues and contributes to the formation of the company’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy, mission, and goals at quarterly Diversity Champions committee meetings.