Megan MacDonald Hastings has over a decade of experience mobilizing resources to ensure access to education, credit and global markets in developing economies. She is currently the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships at Ashesi University Foundation based in Seattle, Washington.
She has previously served as the CEO of Sasa Designs where she coordinated the regulatory, legal and financial parameters. In 2015, Megan negotiated the asset sale and brand transfer of Sasa Designs to Greater Good Wholesale, a division of CharityUSA.com.
Megan’s Entrepreneurial Studies from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business IGNITE program, as well her Master’s in International Development from the University of Nairobi, equipped her with a unique approach to non-profit development, entrepreneurship, partnerships and strategy.
Megan is a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and a subsequent member the Rotary Club of Hurlingham. She now resides in Seattle, with her husband and son.
This Thursday, Megan will share her experiences steering non-profit organizations and discuss why more emphasis should be put in preparing students for leadership.