Meghan Lazier helps build better policy through design. She currently works as a Research Lead at Capital One where she’s helping implement privacy regulations into usable designs. Previous, she helped build digital services across federal government through her work as a designer and strategist. She has worked to improve how Americans interact with government through high visibility projects at the Federal Reserve Board, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Office of Personnel Management. Her work has been featured in featured in the New York Times and Fast Company.
Meghan is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore and is a Board Member of AIGA’s DC Chapter, where she spearheads the DotGov Design conference. She was previously a Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong, an Abshire-Inamori Leadership Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Entrepreneurship Fellow with the Open Hands Initiative. She is a graduate of the Design for Social Innovation MFA program at School of Visual Arts.
She is also a trained coach and helps designers craft careers with celebrating through her company, Portfolio Party.