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Michelle Mercado

Major Gifts Officer

Michelle joins Right To Play with more than ten years of non-profit experience. Having started her career as a grassroots fundraiser at Amnesty International, she has since gone on to work for various nonprofits specializing in healthcare and public policy, most recently serving as a Philanthropy Officer with Planned Parenthood. With a Masters of International Relations and experience working in South Africa to implement sports programs in local schools, Michelle is excited to be working for an organization that emphasizes the pure joy that play brings and its ability to help the world’s most vulnerable children rise above adversity.