Meagan Harding

Co-founder
Rosa Rebellion

Meagan serves at Chief Community Curator, developing Rosa Rebellion cohorts and curating the community of creatives activists and agitators. She is a creative, justice advocate and civil rights attorney. She has a strong demonstrated passion for eradicating inequity and is actively involved in Austin. She has served on the board of many legal organizations throughout the city and strives to improve inclusion in the legal field.

In 2017, she became the Vice Chair of the City of Austin Ethics Review Commission and was appointed to the Criminal and Civil Justice working group for the Mayor’s Task Force on institutional Racism. She has also helped plan the Austin Trailblazer Awards honoring stellar black women in the Austin community. Meagan is a graduate of the 2015 class of Leadership Austin, which is a premiere development program that focuses on leadership and community involvement. She is the recipient of the 2016 Rising Star award for the Black Austin Democrats and the 2018 Outstanding New Director of the Year for the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

In 2015, she became one of the founding team members of “The Gospel And” (TGA) at her local church: Mosaic Church Austin. TGA is a program designed to encourage and cultivate authentic conversations around difficult topics such as race, politics and community. In this role, she has helped develop dynamic curriculum and programming to spur transformative, in depth conversations while also growing relationships. Meagan now serves as a Ministry Director for TGA.

She holds a B.S. in Communications and a law degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

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