Jessica Mele is a Program Officer in Performing Arts at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She manages a diverse portfolio of grants, with a particular focus on arts education policy and advocacy. She also writes, directs and produces sketch comedy as part of Chardonnay, one of two in-house sketch comedy groups at San Francisco’s Pianofight Theater Company. Her short musical play, “Ingenue!” won Pianofight’s audience-judged short play competition, ShortLived, in 2015.
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