Melissa Romero

Melissa Romero

Colombian by birth, Dutch by coincidence, citizen of the world.

At the age of 17, Melissa’s family was forced out of Colombia due to the violence, which taught her the meaning of taking responsibility of her own destiny.

After graduating in Industrial Engineering at the age of 21, she set on an adventure that took her to living in 7 countries, learning 5 languages fluently, leading a 250 million dollar business in a Fortune 500 company and founding Lean In | Netherlands.

Melissa is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence within the Dutch Startup ecosystem, at incubator Antler, where she is developing a #MenopauseTech solution that will help retain more women talent at companies while helping improve these women’s lives.

Speaker Details
  • Position

    Tech Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & Chair at Lean In