Megan Conway


Megan serves as an Executive in Residence at Capacity Canada as well as a Posdoctoral Fellow at Carleton University. She has worked for nearly twenty years in a variety of leadership roles in the nonprofit sector as well as within post-secondary institutions. Megan has served on a number of boards including the Sierra Club of Canada, Ottawa Riverkeeper and Social Venture Partners Waterloo Region. She lives in the Ottawa Valley with her partner and two children. She loves sparking creativity and innovation in organizations.


  • Transforming Experiential Learning in the Nonprofit Sector, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2019
  • Conway, M. & Higgs, J. (2019). Towards Future Practice In Socio-Political Contexts. In Higgs, J., Cork, S., & Horsfall, D. (Eds.). Challenging future practice possibilities. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Brill-Sense.
  • Measuring Impact of Capacity Building in Ontario, Capacity Canada, 2017

Awards & distinctions

  • Mitacs Elevate Fellowship, 2020
  • SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, 2010
  • Waterloo Region, Top 40 Under 40, 2009