Melissa (Missy) Smith hails all the way from South Africa. With a love for storytelling at a young age, she earned her BA in Drama and went on to receive her MA in Performing Arts Management; creating spaces and places for everyone to share their stories. Her love for storytelling took her all the way to the Walt Disney World Company in Orlando, Florida, where she shared stories with Guests from all over the globe. Now in Spokane, Melissa enjoys writing on a variety of different topics. She appreciates her opportunity with Believe in Me to share the stories of many individuals who cannot, especially disadvantaged youths.