On Episode 81, I speak with a 16-year old entrepreneur and Founder of The Urban Garden Initiative, Megan Chen and we discuss her non-profit and how she is looking to make a positive impact on the world through gardening-based programs.
Megan Chen is a 16-year-old author, activist, and entrepreneur. She is the Founder and Executive Director at The Urban Garden Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to inspire and empower youth to achieve urban sustainability through a gardening based program. She is also the author of Finding Tiger, a children’s book that aims to teach students about implicit bias and stereotyping. She is very passionate about reforming youth education and currently serves on the Youth Leadership Board for Griptape, a youth-driven nonprofit centered around project-based learning.