V I V A L E A P

YOUR COMMUNITY IS YOUR BUSINESS

 

Megan Haas lives in Seattle, WA and is a long-time strategist and founder focused on the social and emotional importance of creating healthy community culture within business frameworks. 
 

As founder of Kinnected.org, Megan is developing a stable, accessible, whole health system that nurtures all people and health professionals, equitably. Kinnected’s values-led platform works to flexibly anchor and support clinical, policy-based, and cultural health systems. 
 

​Kinnected was conceived with the forethought that health technologies must be developed to adapt to us, socially and emotionally, in the spirit of trust and social excellence.

Madrona Village School - Co-founder 2020 - present


Kinnected– Founder, 2006 – present 

Vivaleap– Owner, 2007 - present – Your Community is your Business. 

The Utilikilts Co. - Co-Founder, 2000-2007  

Educare Press – Co-partner, 1996 – 2000 – Small Independent Press. Mission – to give an unrestrained and agile voice to independent literature; to bring to life more abstract, creative and innovative forms, emphasizing unknown authors in geography, education, and the arts.

 
The Front Porch School – Co-Founder, 1991-1994
Mission: To conceive and implement a successful academic foundational program to bridge the gap between socialization and education for rural home-schooled girls; to provide them with a passion for learning along with an understanding of friendship and collaboration. 

 

Awards:
2004 - The Seattle Mayor’s Small business of the year award
2004  - Better Business Bureau’s, innovative Business Practices of the year award. 

Presenter: Interdependence Day, Mexico City, 2007 
The three-day forum convened annually to correspond with the 9/11 anniversary, focusing on "creating positive interdependence" through trans-national work to find political, social and business solutions to crime, war, financial crises, environmental hazards and public health concerns.

Presenter/Changemaker: Politico Annual Health Summit, Amsterdam, 2019
Politico's annual health care event gathers industry leaders, policymakers, regulators, providers, payers and patient representatives to discuss what it takes to make innovation affordable and medicine safe and accessible.

Books: 
The Adventures of the Wizard Aquarius and other stories

Music
Aural History

Education:
Peredur Centre for the arts. West Sussex, UK

Earlham college. Richmond, IN
Green Meadow Waldorf School. Spring Valley, NY

 

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