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Meaghan Derynck has been working in global health and development for close to a decade. Prior to joining the field, Meaghan worked in media, communications and public relations in Toronto, Canada. Since that time, her work has focused mainly on HIV, tuberculosis, and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) advocacy, policy, and communications. In addition to consulting, Meaghan is currently under contract to the Stop TB Partnership (UNOPS) through International Civil Society Support (ICSS) to manage the engagement and participation of affected communities and civil society in the upcoming UN High-Level Meeting on TB in September 2018. Previously, Meaghan held a range of roles with organizations including the Global Youth Coalition in HIV/AIDS (GYCA), the Canada-Africa Community Health Alliance (CACHA), RESULTS Canada, and ICSS. Meaghan has also participated in the Developed Countries NGO Delegation to the Global Fund Board, written blogs published in Huffington Post, and managed a grant program for Global Fund advocacy through the New Venture Fund. Meaghan has a post-graduate certificate in International Project Management from Humber College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Radio & Television Arts from Ryerson University.