- Peace Queen
Melannie Denise Cunningham is Director of Anti-Racist Leadership in the Professional Continuing Education department at PLU. She is the creator/visionary behind The People’s Gathering which has brought thousands of people into important race dialogues for the past several years.
Cunningham holds a B.A. from Washington State University, Certificate of Training in Broadcast Production Technology from Bates Technical College an M.B.A. from Pacific Lutheran University, and is currently a doctoral student at Fielding Graduate University pursing a PhD in Organizational Development and Change.