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Megan Kashner

Founder & CEO
Founder and CEO of Benevolent (www.benevolent.net), Megan Kashner, LCSW, MBA, works with nonprofits whose clients often face critical one-time challenges as they pursue their goals of work, education and personal sustainability. Through their digital portal, Benevolent offers a secure and transparent means to donate funds and help someone when it matters most. She has served as an Executive Director for the Taproot Foundation, leading the work of delivering of high-quality professional services to nonprofits in Chicago, New York and DC. Megan earned a BA in Public Policy and American Civilization from Brown University, a master's degree from the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. A frequent panelist and presenter, Megan most recently presented at the White House Forum on Philanthropy Innovation.