Melissa Histon

Photographer, philanthropist, adventurer, blogger, avid permitter and social changer, Melissa Histon is a woman on a mission to make a real difference to the lives of women globally. Melissa spent 10 years working in the corporate world before leaving to establish a successful photography business. After experiencing a number of life-altering events, Melissa created The Sista Code in May 2014 with a dream to see women empowered, happy and connected. Whether it's building a house for the homeless in Nepal, interviewing inspiring women from around the globe, or creating events and campaigns to support sistas escaping domestic violence, Melissa knows that true change can only happen when we all stand together and boost each other.


  1. Belinda Bow

    November 17, 2014 at 9:08 am

    I agree with you Mel. Totally freaked out going in and totally in awe going out. I loved sharing this crazy, divine, totally fabulous experience with you. Love you. xxx

    • Melissa Histon

      The Sista Code

      November 17, 2014 at 7:33 pm

      Thanks Bel xx

  2. Christina

    November 17, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Permit yourself to eat what makes you feel great/awesome/incredible!!

    • Melissa Histon

      The Sista Code

      November 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm

      Thanks Christina – wise words xx

  3. Emma Isaacs

    November 17, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    So wonderful having you with us gorgeous – such an experience for us all, and so many learnings to carry with us. Lots of love!

    • Melissa Histon

      The Sista Code

      November 17, 2014 at 10:28 pm

      Thanks Emma 🙂

  4. Shivani Gupta

    November 18, 2014 at 3:21 am

    That’s so great Mel. Can’t wait for next year. Deposit was paid 4 weeks ago! To hang out with smart amazing women would be awesome too. Shivani

  5. Sally Coddington

    November 18, 2014 at 9:15 pm

    Ha Ha! I’m with you… too many ‘leafs’ may be good for the colon but not so good for the soul.

  6. Amanda Cassar

    November 19, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Was heaps of fun! Great to meet you at Gwinganna!

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