Melissa Bertenthal

Chief Operating Officer at Arzu, Inc.

Melissa Bertenthal

Melissa Bertenthal

Chief Operating Officer at Arzu, Inc.

Biography

Melissa Bertenthal joined ARZU, Inc. in 2007 and oversees all Afghan programs, including all social benefits for the women weavers and their families, as well as developing community projects. Melissa earned her B.A. in Latin American Studies at Brown University with a focus on international development and democracy. After graduating, Melissa moved to Chicago to pursue a career in public relations with Edelman Public Relations. She utilizes her background in international development, marketing, and public relations to assist in the development and advancement of ARZU, Inc.’s mission, sales, and program goals. As both a student and career woman, Melissa has been very committed to volunteering for non-profits. She currently volunteers locally with the Guardian ad Litem program, serving as a court appointed advocate for abused and neglected children.

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Arzu, Inc.

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Founder at Arzu, Inc.

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Former General Counsel at Arzu, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at Arzu, Inc.

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Vice President, Creative & Technical Director at Arzu, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Arzu, Inc.

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Country Director, Afghanistan at Arzu, Inc.

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Human Resources & Finance Director at Arzu, Inc.

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Director of Social Programs, Bamyan at Arzu, Inc.

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Vice President at Rappaport Reiches Capital Management LLC

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Member, Advisory Board at Arzu, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Arzu, Inc.
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ARZU PROVIDES SUSTAINABLE INCOME TO AFGAN WOMEN BY SOURCING AND SELLING THE RUGS THEY WEAVE. ARZU, MEANING HOPE IN DARI, HELPS WEAVERS AND THEIR FAMILIES BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY BY PROVIDING THEM ABOVE MARKET COMPENSATION, ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE.

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Melissa Bertenthal is affiliated with Arzu, Inc.

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