WHO WE ARE
Megan Simmons is the Director of Policy for the National Birth Equity Collaborative. Ms. Simmons’ education in Women’s Studies and Political Science was the catalyst for her career in legal compliance, policy, and advocacy work. She has served as a Federal Agent and was tasked with investigating sexual assault for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). She was also collaterally tasked with representing law enforcement on various committees, including holistic approaches to combating violence against women attached to the Naval installations. She later earned a law degree wherein she combined her education and her experience by contributing to policy that materially impacts the lives of women and the execution of investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct within higher education. Ms. Simmons has conducted various trainings on sexual harassment awareness, Equal Employment Opportunity, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. She spends her spare time cooking, bike riding, and reading.