MEET Melissa Hutchins
Melissa Hutchins is a Product Manager at Expedia group where she owns and manages various different Expedia products. Prior to joining Expedia, Melissa was actively involved in a program called GenHERation that aims to empower and connect young female leaders with female executives. Through this program, Melissa attended a record-setting 8 GenHERation Discovery Days across multiple cities, including San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, Austin, Boston, and Philadelphia. In addition to Discovery Days, she won a national simulation competition with Southwest Airlines and was chosen to represent GenHERation as a young female leader at the 2018 Southwest Airlines Rally held in Las Vegas.
Melissa graduated in 2018 from the State University of New York at Oneonta where she earned a Business Economics and Marketing degree with honors. In her free time, she loves traveling and exploring new places, going skiing, hiking and dancing. Since her recent move to Seattle, Melissa has been involved in a mentorship program at the University of Washington that connects UW students with tech. industry professionals in and around the Seattle area. As a new professional in the tech industry, Melissa shares her advice for younger female leaders.
Thank you Melissa for sharing your GRIT!