Grace Melton

Grace Melton

Senior Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society

Areas of Expertise

  • Marriage and Family

Grace serves as Senior Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations for The Heritage Foundation’s DeVos Center.

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Grace Melton is the Senior Associate for Social Issues at the United Nations for The Heritage Foundation’s DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society.

In this role, Grace focuses on life, marriage and family, religious liberty and human rights as they pertain to U.N. policies.

Grace was appointed to serve as a public delegate on the U.S. delegation to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, led by Ambassador Nikki Haley, in 2017, where she advocated for pro-life, pro-woman policies.

Grace also has participated in U.N.-related commissions and events in New York, Geneva and Nairobi, and been a speaker on panels convened by other organizations and member states.

Her writing has appeared in publications such as The Washington TimesPublic Discourse, and The Daily Signal. She has also done interviews with NPRNational Catholic Register, and other media.

Grace originally joined Heritage in 2004 as research assistant in Domestic Policy Studies.