Marcelle Trethewey is a Program Associate in Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She assists the director with grants, manages the department budget tracking and contracts as well as board communications for the education team.
Prior to joining the foundation, Marcelle worked in international event project management. She has 14 years of experience managing high profile events in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates, including the World Cup Soccer FIFA Fan Fest Cape Town, the Nelson Mandela Memorial, and the Volvo Ocean Race Stopovers in Cape Town and Abu Dhabi. She was involved in the rollout of corporate social responsibility programs as a part of these events.
Marcelle is a qualified public relations officer and certified in event safety. She enjoys traveling, free diving, flying drones and dirt bike riding.