Megan Karsh

Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Expert, Lecturer in Law

Megan is passionate about creating interactive educational opportunities for professionals and teams that lead to more equitable, inclusive, and empowered organizations.

Megan Karsh teaches at Stanford Law and advises and designs programs for the United Nations. Megan founded (em) Leadership, a consulting practice focused on empowering individuals and organizations as a means to achieve social impact. She conducts negotiation and leadership workshops for organizations like Google and the Pacific Council on International Policy, provides strategic advice on issues like pay equity and vision-setting, and coaches female executives and changemakers. Megan has been interviewed by Forbes, The Modern Guide to Equality, and Women of Silicon Valley.

When it comes to leadership and interpersonal influence, Megan speaks from experience: she has directed organizations in North America, Asia, Africa, and online, where she has represented genocide survivors, negotiated international partnership agreements, and counseled young professionals. From 2012-16, Megan directed Stanford's Rule of Law Program, implementing projects in Afghanistan, Iraq, Cambodia, and Rwanda and managing a $7.2-million State Department grant. Despite the serious subject matter, she believes that work can and should be fun.

Megan holds a J.D. from Stanford Law and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Art History from Oberlin College. She lives in sunny Los Angeles but pops up regularly in San Francisco and around the globe like a modern Carmen San Diego. Read more about and contact Megan using the information and links above.

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