Megan Grimaldi, founder of RenaissanceLista, is a management professional with a passion for life-long learning, inclusiveness, equity, and balanced living. She has worked in nonprofit and academic organizations for over 12 years. In true RenaissanceLista form, Megan has led and contributed to a breadth of initiatives. Whether she is building departments, processes and systems; driving cultural change; or encouraging leaders at all levels to dig deep in pursuit of their own learning and development, Megan excels at guiding people and organizations to their true Renaissance.
Megan’s experiences as a public school teacher on the US-Mexico border and as a woman in the nonprofit sector have inspired a deep passion for advancing equity and inclusion in nonprofit practice. She cares deeply about health and wellness and, through words and actions both in and outside of work, seeks to create a future where nonprofit professionals are able to prioritize self-care in a way that allows them to impact their communities while nurturing themselves and their visions for the future.
Megan has a Master’s in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, a Bachelor’s in Music Education and Spanish from Central Michigan University, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. In her free time, Megan enjoys baking, running, yoga, and hiking in the woods with her husband and son.
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Gallup’s CliftonStrengths: Strategic, Input, Positivity, Learner, Relator
Via Character Strengths: Love of Learning, Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence, Love, Curiosity, Bravery, Fairness