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Melissa Simón

Melissa Simón is the Program Coordinator for MFA Design for Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts. 

She embodies an entrepreneurial spirit rooted in a multidisciplinary academic background in Sociology, Africana and Latin American and Caribbean studies. As a Queen’s based beauty salon owner specializing in senior services, her journey has evolved into an exploration of ageism within the beauty industry. Currently her goal is to redefine self-care at different stages in life and promote intergenerational inclusivity in beauty.

Melissa aims to contribute a blend of creativity, social consciousness and service to the DSI community. She loves spontaneous travel, road trips and making shoes!  

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