Melanie Cernak

Melanie is a Product Designer that cares about social impact. She worked in India alongside IIT Madras students on implementing an interactive health curriculum for primary school students. She’s passionate about criminal justice reform and actively works on projects at Checkr to expand employment opportunities for people with conviction histories. 



The Next Million

At Checkr, we know first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment. We want to help provide fair chances for people with conviction histories. In this talk, we will discuss how working at a mission-driven company is core to the work that product, engineering, and design do every day.