Big Question Lab Teacher
A Columbia native and graduate of the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications (yes, I am a Gamecock), my focus was in public relations and ethical decision making within the highest levels of organizations. I was provided opportunities in critical roles contributing to the growth, leadership, and equality of our world. An unwavering advocate for social justice, Meagan has worked at the intersection of business and social impact for more than 10 years.
Her first launch began with EdVenture Children’s Museum, a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to creating new generations of lifelong learners through museum experiences, after school programming and camps, with a mission to educate everyone; while inspiring children, youth, and the adults who care about them to experience the joy of learning. Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Board Member and a volunteer at the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, raising over 100,000 for “Camp Kemo,” their flagship program; a week long summer camp experience for children with cancer and their siblings.
While volunteering for UNICEF, a united nations program headquartered in New York City, that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries, it was evident that we have the ability to dream big, to ignore the status quo, and to achieve results will ensure that by working together every woman, man, and child has the opportunity to live a healthy life.
Currently, I am completing a Masters in Architecture through the built environment. Architecture was a complete career change, but I noticed synergy between my prior work experience and potential of what lies ahead.
After attending a lecture on Samuel Mockbee, founder of Rural Studio, an undergraduate program of the School of Architecture at Auburn University, that represents a vision of architecture that embraces not only practical architectural education and social welfare but also the use of salvaged, recycled, and curious materials to create an appreciation of place.
I was convinced that everyone rich or poor deserves a shelter for the soul. Architecture did not have to be just about putting bricks to mortar, it is about taking the vision of creating a better world for others and making it tangible.
Boston is the place I call home. I am passionate about children, social justice, authentic people, and being a first time Aunt to my niece, Chaplin Boyd. Please ask me about my little labradoodle, Baci, he is my heart and soul!