Meghan Walsh

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Founder & Board Chair

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Meghan is a cultural anthropologist who holds a teaching degree. A former social studies teacher in Madison, WI area high schools for over a decade, her experiences in the classroom emphasized social and racial justice, anthropology, and the diverse and rich cultural practices of our world. Meghan is a strong advocate for social justice and has been instrumental in pioneering high school curriculum focused on identifying and dismantling prejudices and engaging student curiosity about cultures around the globe.

Meghan’s work in social justice now focuses her energy on Roots Ethiopia. Meghan sees herself as a “connector” who works well on the grassroots level, bringing people’s compassionate care for global issues into action.

Meghan lives in Madison with her husband, Mark, who is a physician with a non-profit cooperative. She has three grown children who are avid travelers and adventurers. The ‘biggies’ are adoring brother and sisters to Mark and Meghan’s 2 young sons.

Meghan can be reached at meghan@rootsethiopia.org

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