Meli Pulido-Executive Director

Meli Pulido, a graduate from Vo-Tech High School and University of Phoenix, is the middle child of nine, born in Mexico City, Meli was nine years old when she came to Las Vegas, Nevada. Since a small child, Meli’s parents taught her the rewards of providing service to others without expectation of something in return. In addition, persevering hardships and refusing to fall into the victim syndrome is by far Meli’s most inspiring characteristic.

Meli retired from the City of Las Vegas in 2011 after a 25 year career in Human Resources and has served in non-profit community service for over 30 years. In 2008, Meli was the 3rd Hispanic Woman in Nevada to be selected to attend the Premier National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), a one year long leadership program that included executive training in Washington DC, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Center of Creative Leadership.

Before joining Project 150 in 2013, Meli’s non-profit experience includes various organizations who advocate in areas of hunger relief, rights for higher education, youth leadership, fair access to health care, and strongly pursue community empowerment and unity.

Meli and her two college age daughters enjoy traveling, spa days, as well as share mutual passion to serve our community.

Favorite Quote: ““People will forget what you said; people will forget what you did but will NEVER FORGET how you made them FEEL” – Maya Angelou

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