Safeguarding Students: Addressing Mental Health Needs
- 08:30 - 16:25
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Megan is the founder and CEO of #Me; a mental health and wellbeing initiative that focuses on practical, peer support.
Megan’s passion for helping people led to the start-up of #Me in 2018 with the intention of providing accessible, cost-effective support to equip and empower people to improve wellbeing and build supportive communities.
Megan graduated from Loughborough University with a BSc degree in International Business and diploma in international studies. She has experience in start-ups and the corporate business environment, mainly through her time as a Client Executive at Verizon Enterprise Solutions and at Vincent TV, filming a 40-part wildlife documentary. Having travelled and worked in 6 continents, Megan has gained an understanding of the eye-opening effects of poor mental health in a wide range of environments globally.
As a recent graduate, Megan has first-hand experience of the challenges that arise when transitioning into higher education and the pressures students can be under. She has used this knowledge to focus on supporting students in particular.