Mélanie is a Vancouver-based lawyer practising in public and constitutional law, primarily advocating for minority language rights. She advises educational institutions, including school boards across Canada, and not-for-profit organizations on language rights protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Mélanie holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa (Programme de common law en français) and a bachelor’s degree in languages and literature (French and Spanish) from the University of Alberta. Mélanie currently serves on the board of Réseau-Femmes Colombie-Britannique, a francophone organization advocating for gender equality and raising awareness about the realities faced by francophone women living in minority groups. Mélanie practises law in both French and English. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, cycling, and improving her Spanish-speaking skills.