Meredith Pearson, Co-Founder
Meredith has over 20 years experience working on a wide range of domestic and international policy issues. Most recently she worked with a major private consulting firm to develop their government accountability strategy. Previously, Meredith has worked on improving global child labor standards for the International Labour Organization (ILO), on challenges related to children, education and economic competitiveness in the Dominican Republic, on fundraising and organizational development strategies for a Boston-based home ownership non-profit, and on human rights and police reform issues in Central America and Mexico for the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). She is the author of a number of reports and case studies dealing with questions of education, social enterprise, child labor standards, government accountability, privatization, and corporate-nonprofit partnerships. Meredith has a Master in Public Policy, with a focus on social enterprise and political and economic development, from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Tufts University. Meredith lives in Providence with her husband Geoffrey Kirkman and their three young children.