“The more suffering I witness, the more my heart grows. Every day is a chance to make change.”
Meghan O’Brien Lowery is the Director of Special Projects for The Greenbaum Foundation. Meghan has spent the last six years working in the philanthropic and non-profit sectors. She focuses on animal and human rights and the intersectionality of where those issues often collide and create an immense amount of suffering. Meghan previously worked in the slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya, leading a team of 250 staff which provided a suite of holistic social services. She has a passion for empowering her colleagues, staff and youth with finding their voices and creating narratives. Meghan’s work at the Borough of Manhattan Community College allowed her six years to tailor a public speaking curriculum that she now uses to help others create their own two minute elevator speeches and share their missions. Meghan is a warrior for the marginalized, follows a plant-based diet, is a hot-yoga addict and is always laughing. Meghan holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory and a MFA in Acting from the University of Florida.