Megan Murphy Wolf is Deputy Director and responsible for developing and stewarding partnerships, managing programs and initiatives, and supporting and executing the strategic direction for the Women’s Funding Network.
Prior to WFN, Megan served as Director of Partnerships at the Solidago Foundation where she led initiatives in line with the organization’s funding priorities and served on the senior leadership team. Working closely with the chief executive officer, program team, and the board of directors, she established targets and goals for the department in alignment with the foundation’s mission and theory of change.
Megan brings to WFN a life-long passion for equity and justice, and a career focused on amplifying the voice and causes imperative to attaining a just society. Megan began her career on Capitol Hill as an intern, eventually becoming a legislative director for two Members of Congress. As a congressional aide, Megan served members on the Appropriations, Budget, Agriculture and Small Business Committees, and worked on legislation and with various public policy advocacy groups across political ideologies to effect positive outcomes for constituents across a range of issues. After leaving Washington, D.C., Megan worked in development at Amherst College, directing leadership annual giving campaigns that supported access to education and the full range of academic experiences to all students, regardless of their ability to pay.
Originally from Portland, Oregon, a place where every shade of green exists, Megan received a bachelor’s degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. She lives with her family in Northampton, MA, where she serves on various city committees, volunteers with local advocacy campaigns, and in her kids’ schools.