Meaghan Murphy

Meaghan Murphy

Chief of Party

As chief of party for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Feed the Future Knowledge, Data, Learning and Training (KDLT) activity, Meaghan leads a team in support of the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security’s learning efforts. She works collaboratively and adaptively with USAID across Bixal’s work streams and the wider consortium to deliver results, including hosting high-quality learning events, strengthening knowledge-sharing practices, supporting improved capacity and use of data, designing and managing web-based and other digital platforms and supporting a range of organizational learning and development needs.

Meaghan is from Brunswick, Maine, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies from the University of Vermont and a Master of Science degree in nutrition from Tufts University. She has worked for over 15 years in USAID program management and technical assistance capacities overseeing and implementing strategic, contractual and technical aspects of work in the areas of knowledge management, international food security, agriculture and community development. Meaghan has conducted work assignments in Guatemala, Honduras, Malawi, Liberia, Ethiopia and Mongolia. She has a Grant and Cooperative Agreement Compliance certification for USAID Staff and Partners and is an alumna of the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship program. When Meaghan is not working, she enjoys vegetable gardening, hiking and camping and cooking meals for family and friends.


  • Knowledge and Learning Approaches
  • Program Management
  • Collaborating, Learning and Adapting
  • USAID Program Management


  • Grant and Cooperative Agreement Compliance Certification for USAID Staff and Partners

Bucket List

Experiencing the national parks of Alaska.