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Megan Cassidy is the Head of Online Education at the SDG Academy. Prior to joining SDSN, she worked with the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute as a Program Manager, providing policy research and analytical support to national governments on challenges of economic development and poverty alleviation. Originally from Arizona, Megan moved to New York City as a Teach for America corps member, and from 2006 to 2011, she worked an elementary school teacher and school data specialist for the New York City Department of Education in the South Bronx. She holds a Masters degree in Development Practice from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a Masters degree in Education from Pace University, and a Bachelors degree from the University of Arizona Honors College.