Meghan was born and raised in Connecticut and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics. She began her career as a Research Assistant in the International Finance Division of the Federal Reserve Board. She started in the Global Monetary and Sovereign Markets section, where she analyzed developments in exchange rate and sovereign bond markets for both policy and long-term research projects. She was then promoted to be a special Research Assistant to the Director of the division, where she contributed to presentations on the foreign outlook to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and oversaw the production of briefing materials for the Chair and other Board members traveling to international meetings, including the G20, OECD, and BIS. Meghan’s exposure to the economic issues at the forefront of the international policy arena has motivated her to continue her career serving the U.S. government at the intersection of economics and international relations, with the hope of promoting sustainable and inclusive global development.