Meighan Stone is Entrepreneurship Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center, focused on social enterprise, media and refugee policy. She was previously at the Malala Fund from 2014 to 2017, serving as President with founder and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai to empower girls globally to learn and lead without fear.
Meighan’s life changed forever at the age of five, when her small town Virginia family took in a refugee as part of the pilot of the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Act. She’s been doing her best since that day to be of service and welcome to all.
Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People and to ELLE Magazine’s 2017 “Women in Washington Power List”, Meighan has led high-level advocacy, media and digital projects with Bono’s ONE Campaign, the United Nations, World Food Program USA, Clinton Global Initiative, World Economic Forum, FIFA World Cup, G7 summits and with political campaigns, world leaders and technology corporations globally. She speaks as part of Christine Caine’s PROPEL WOMEN ministry and is on the Board of Directors of Pencils of Promise and advisory boards of Civic Engagement Fund and girls’ coding initiative Kode With Klossy.