Megan McDonough

As the founder of Wholebeing Institute, Megan McDonough leads with divergent thinking and creative perspectives to harness the best in people for the greatest good. She has decades of leadership experience in diverse settings, in roles ranging from Alliance Manager at DuPont; to General Manager of RISE at Kripalu, the largest yoga retreat center in North America; to numerous online-learning startups. A yoga enthusiast, Megan has practiced for more than 20 years and taught for more than a decade, and brings that mindfulness practice to her leadership. She is deeply steeped in healthcare, with a degree in nuclear medicine, biology, and natural science, and has led a research team focusing on the evidence-based outcomes of yoga, mindfulness, and positive psychology. She is the award-winning author of four books on living mindfully, a thought leader in the fields of well-being and leadership, and a media source for those writing and speaking on well-being. Bottom line: Megan helps people thrive and helps do-good organizations do more good.