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Melanie Christina is a writer and coach helping multi-faceted professionals worldwide navigate their faith, transform their lives, and align their work around what they love. As a multi-faceted 9-5preneur herself, she loves using her gifts of clarity, strategy, and storytelling to help her clients unpack their stories and skills to expand their impact within & beyond corporate America. 

As a career coach, she’s helped clients land opportunities in competitive professional and residency programs, Fortune 500 companies, and top governmental/non-profit organizations. As a project manager, she supports Fortune 500 corporations, bringing their business initiatives to life from start to finish. Certified in Lean Six Sigma and a servant leader at heart, she enjoys helping businesses put their people first and work better together on goals that matter.

Working her way up from a front-desk receptionist to an industry-leading project manager and entrepreneur, she loves helping the overlooked come alive to their true purpose. Redemption & restoration are her life’s calling, and her goal is to empower and equip the stuck, but ambitious world-changer as they navigate their personal and professional goals.

She has been featured in and worked with top thought leaders & companies such as VoyageATL, Women of Project Management, Emory University, Piedmont Healthcare, KPMG, PwC (Guidehouse), MedThink, Atlanta Hawks, VA, WorthWisdomWellness, Brenau University, Auburn University, and more!

Beyond her qualifications, she’s best at what she does because she relates to those she helps. As she openly navigates her own faith, life, career, and business, she encourages others to release perfection and embrace the beauty in the daily journey through her podcast, The Rough Draft. As a writer and speaker, she serves as a thought leader to help others embrace their past, be present in the current, and pursue their dreams of tomorrow from a place of rest. Melanie is passionate about faith, intentional living, self-transformation, meaningful work, Kingdom wealth, building multiple income streams, and her family and friends.


My down-to-earth, funny, yet professional and authentic approach to life and work is bound to leave your audience encouraged and equipped! Book me for your speaking, interview, or training engagement!

I can cover the following topics:
Finding True Purpose // Embracing your Story // Navigating Faith and Business // Navigating Faith and Corporate // Career Development including Resume and Personal Statement tips // Personal Branding for Professionals // Balancing a 9-5 & a Business // Balancing Multiple Passions // Creating Meaningful Work // Work + Life Balance // Diversity & Inclusion // Project Management & more!