Meg Shamblen

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Meg Shamblen is a student intern with One Colorado focusing on Health Equity and Training. 

Meg moved to Denver, Colorado from Columbus, Ohio in September of 2020 to pursue their MSW at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. They are concentrating in Health and Wellness while also receiving a certificate in Human Animal and Environment Interactions. Since moving to Denver, Meg has been a Social Emotional & Academic Learning Counselor for youth with Denver Kids, as well as completed research on LGBTQ+ affirming housing options for The City and County of Denver under Councilwoman Robin Kniech. 

Meg has their BS in Visual Communications and transitioned to social work after working as a professional photo retoucher for 5 years. They enjoy incorporating art and creative expression through a queer and gender fluid lens into everything they do including photography, painting, embroidery, collage and dance. They are passionate about the healing properties of art, animals, and movement and wish to make these things accessible to minoritized communities.

In their free time, Meg enjoys going to the local farmers market, rock climbing, spending time with and building queer community, and reading in a hammock with their dog Ivy.