Megan Douglas has an undergraduate degree in political science from Trinity College in the University of Toronto and a master of science in international development from the University of Edinburgh. For her graduate research on the intersection of technology and the informal economy in Nairobi, Kenya, she was awarded the University of Edinburgh’s Antonia Kearton Prize for the Best Masters Dissertation.
An avid traveller, Megan has lived and worked abroad in seven different countries, including Afghanistan, where she worked for a non-profit organization that advocates for inclusive education for Afghan girls. She is the co-founder of Refugee705, a non-profit organization that promotes refugee sponsorship in Northern Ontario. Megan is also an active volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross Disaster Management Team and has been deployed twice to assist with flood-relief efforts.
Megan currently resides in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where she is the lead coordinator for a social innovation hub.