Mélina Garibyan is a trained communications manager specialised in intercultural communication. After her studies in communication sciences and philosophy she worked in renowned advertising agencies such as Boros and Palmer Hargreaves. In 2014 she started her blog charmeundmelone, thus deepening her passion for creative technologies, social media and intercultural communication. The social storytelling agency StoryAtelier she cofounded in 2015 with Astrid Nierhoff, facilitates group workshops to find, tell and craft personal stories with a special focus on digital storytelling. The duo also works as facilitators and consultants for sustainability management, communication and corporate culture within their agency ImpactAgents.
Astrid and Melina love integrate classical concepts and experimental ideas into their work which makes every approach unique.
Privately Melina is a half Latvian, half French mother of two kids married to an Armenian. Diversity, contrasts and experiments have always been the emphasis of her life.