Megan Kashner

Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of Social Impact at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and the founder of

Megan Kashner is a self-proclaimed “Ticked-Off Social Worker” who loves to turn conversations, programs and approaches on their heads. A seasoned impact sector leader, Kashner is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in their Public-Private Interface and Director of Social Impact. Kashner is also the founder of Benevolent - a platform that invites us all to help low-income strivers reach their goals. Kashner holds an MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, has a Master's from the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University. She has spoken at the White House and at national conferences on social innovation, philanthropy and entrepreneurship. She has been featured on CNN, in FastCompany, Mashable, MSNBC, the New Yorker and more. Megan, her partner and their two teenagers live in Evanston.