Mr. Melakou went to the Lycée Guebre Mariam in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. He came to the US to further his education and career. He got his Computer Business System certification from Boston, Massachusetts and joined the World Bank in 1991.
Mr. Melakou worked as Information Analyst and lead Trainer for the World Bank for 25 years. He recently took leave from the World Bank and has been devoting more of his time for the organization he created in May of 2012, namely the Youths Mentoring Youths.
Mr. Melakou has three kids and lives in Northern Virginia.