Michelle Morris

Associate Program Officer @ Meridian
Michelle Morris

Michelle Morris joined Meridian as an Associate Program Officer for the GlobalConnect Division in May 2019.  For the past six years, she worked in both academic and nonprofit institutions dedicated to increasing opportunities for under-served youth through study abroad, international programming, scholarships, second language acquisition training and collaboration with local government in the development of their youth master planning. Most recently, she served as Program Assistant for Howard University’s Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center where she facilitated study abroad and other global learning opportunities for Howard students.

Michelle graduated from Gallaudet University with a B.A. in International Relations and Government and has studied, worked and volunteered in over 10 countries across Europe, South and East Asia. In addition to being fluent in American Sign Language, she possesses knowledge of the sign languages of Korea, China, Indonesia, Germany and India, and is conversational in several of these countries’ spoken languages. She is passionate about increasing accessibility for people of color and people with disabilities to pursue opportunities abroad.