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Founder Fridays – Megan Golden ’87, co-founder of Mission: Cure
December 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Meet Megan Golden ’87, co-founder of Mission: Cure, which uses outcome-based financing and impact investing to demonstrate a new model for curing disease, beginning with chronic pancreatitis, a devastating disease afflicting her younger brother, class of ’90.
Megan is a leader in innovative, outcome-based financing to solve social problems in the U.S. Until March 2017, she was the Director of Pay for Success Financing at the Institute for Child Success, a South Carolina-based nonprofit research and policy organization that works to ensure the success of all children by strengthening early childhood systems. She works with states and localities across the U.S. to explore ways to improve their children’s health, education and well-being through large-scale expansions of effective early childhood programs. She also served on the advisory group for McKinsey & Company’s work on “social impact bonds,” and has published extensively on PFS financing and performance measurement. As well as served as a Fellow at the New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.