Melonie Parker is the Chief Diversity Officer at Google. Melonie has an extensive HR background spanning 20 years. In her 3 years at Google, she has been a People Partner and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Prior to joining Google served as the Vice President of Human Resources & Communications at Sandia National Laboratories and also spent 17 years in a variety of Lockheed Martin business areas, locations, and progressive leadership roles that touched on employee relations, staffing, EEO/Affirmative Action, diversity programs, compensation, benefits, and K-12 outreach initiatives. Melonie Parker received a B.A. in Mass Communications from Hampton University and an M.A. in Human Resources from Villanova University.