Meleah is the Director of Data Research & Analysis, overseeing the Research, Goods & Services, and Housing teams. She joined AIRINC in 2015 as a way to continue traveling the world and stayed for the data. She has previously worked with governments, think tanks, non-profits, international organizations, and private and public companies. Meleah makes strategic decisions about how and where to collect data, analytical processes and tools, and answers client questions about core reference data. She received her B.A. in International Studies from the University of Washington and her M.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. She has lived and worked in Slovenia and Russia and is currently based in California.