Melody Clark is the Research Coordinator for TASCHA's Global Impact Study. Her most recent work includes working as the Graduate Research Assistant for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Libraries Initiative. In her academic and professional endeavors, Melody's areas of focus include impact measurement and evaluation and how it affects public access program sustainability, the intersection of ICTs and public libraries, and program evaluation. Previous research experience includes case study and field work, in addition to working as a Research Analyst, for the U.S. Public Libraries Impact Study, in collaboration with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Gates Foundation U.S. Libraries program. Melody holds a Masters of Library and Information Sciences degree from the University of Washington.