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Melissa Alam




Melissa Alam is a multi-passionate entrepreneur, digital marketing strategist, and photographer based out of Philadelphia. She works with creative entrepreneurs and bold brands under AB Media Group to create, develop and execute strategies that increase sales, gain more exposure and inspire movements. 

Melissa is also the Founder & CEO of Femme & Fortune, a digital platform and community for multicultural and ambitious women and H$TL House, an intimate workshop + private event space in Philadelphia for creatives burning the midnight oil. A self-proclaimed #ideaholic, Melissa is best known for creating the former all-female co-working space in Philadelphia called The Hive, as well as her yearly conference for women who get sh*t done called FearlessCon

When she’s not busy behind her computer screen, Melissa can be found traveling the world and connecting dots between people and communities. She and her businesses have been featured in publications such as BuzzFeedThe EverygirlPhilly.comCBS PhillyWorld Women Foundation and more. You can find her online talking about her random, daily adventures at @RingTheAlam.

Learn more about Melissa on her website.