MEGAN JEYIFO (she/her) builds meaningful social spaces, bridging authenticity with a bold politic. She is the former assistant director of operations at Arts + Public Life at the University of Chicago, where she built creative connections on Chicago’s south side through artist residencies, exhibitions and programming, youth education, and cultural entrepreneurship. She formerly led Currency Exchange Cafe and BING Art Books, two social enterprises in Washington Park. The cultural and commercial venues she directed on behalf of Rebuild Foundation united community redevelopment, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and artist-led engagement. Megan has served in various capacities for CAF, as helpline volunteer, helpline coordinator, and board co-chair. She is also a storyteller with We Testify, a development program of the National Network of Abortion Funds dedicated to increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere and shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing abortion care. Megan is a founding member of the Studio Eight collective, a team of creatives that believes communities thrive when all individuals have access to an ecology of culture, arts, and wellness. Megan lives on the south side and is the proud mama of twins who are four years old.