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Megan Ross is a sophomore in the School of International Service. Originally from Edina, MN, she is majoring in International StudiesĀ and minoring in Spanish. In addition, she is pursuing a certificate in Community-Based Research. Outside of the Olson Scholars program, Megan is involved with the American International Relations Society–serving as the Director of External Affairs for the Sixth Annual American Model United Nations Conference and as a chair for the first ever American Model Political Action Conference. She is a sister of the Epsilon Theta chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi and was a member of the 2017-18 cohort of Community-Based Research Scholars.

As a member of the 2018-19 Olson Scholars cohort, Megan plans to focus her research on the social, political, and economic implications of female access to healthcare–potentially looking into the implications of the discourse surrounding reproductive healthcare as well.