Megan Gilmour | CEO
MissingSchool

Megan Gilmour, CEO, MissingSchool

Megan Gilmour is a social innovator who has worked on complex social and economic development operations across 24 countries. She’s a leader in governance and systems, research and advocacy for students with serious illness.

In 2015, Megan co-authored an Australian-first report on school connection for sick students, receiving a Prime Minister’s statement of support, and widespread media. She led action for a corresponding Australian government report, and designed the governance framework that shaped its findings. In 2017, Megan created the Australian-first national telepresence robot initiative to get sick kids back to school.

She’s a Churchill Fellow, a media spokesperson and TEDx Speaker, and was a finalist for the ACT Australian of the Year award in 2018. In 2019 she won ACT Telstra Business Women’s Award in social enterprise, and made the Australian Financial Review list of 100 Women of Influence.

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Day 1 @ 14:10

Producing lean governance service models for scaling robot telepresence to help sick kids

  • Using technology to drive policy change across complex problems, government sectors and jurisdictions
  • Applying innovation principles to developing new-breed governance service models capable of scaling solutions
  • Solving social problems by mobilising the strengths of government, private sector, social enterprise and not-for-profits
last published: 16/Sep/20 08:25 GMT
last published: 16/Sep/20 08:25 GMT
last published: 16/Sep/20 08:25 GMT

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