Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships Tech, IRC
Megan Hershiser began her career in international development working with aid organizations in Washington, DC. After moving to New York City to work for Girl Rising, Megan now leads engagement with the tech sector for the global partnerships team at the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
At Girl Rising, Megan brought corporate and foundation partners into the effort to advance equal access to quality education for girls worldwide through a documentary film and social action campaign. Hershiser now focuses on developing partnerships with tech companies like Airbnb, Uber, Google and Microsoft to support IRC’s programs around the world. Megan serves on the Board of Directors for NetHope, a consortium of more than 60 leading global nonprofits that collaborates with technology innovators to solve humanitarian and conservation challenges. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University, and was recently awarded the Young Humanitarian Alumni Award by her alma mater.