Meghan Slattery ’20, of Bayport, New York, is an Operations Research and Financial Engineering major pursuing certificates in Arabic Language and Culture, Finance, and Technology and Society. Meghan is the Class of 2019 Dean's Scholar in the Nation's Service and prior to enrolling at Princeton, Slattery was named an American Legion National Samsung Scholarship recipient by the Girls State program, and she has been passionate about public service ever since. In summer 2018, Slattery was a research intern at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She studied the effect of Chinese foreign direct investment on Malaysian small and medium enterprises, and co-authored the policy paper “Impacts of Investment from China in Malaysia on the Local Economy.” Slattery has been president of the Engineering Council since 2017, where she worked with professors to update the annual undergraduate teaching awards, removing implicit biases from the voting format to better represent Princeton’s engineering community. Additionally, she is a member of the women’s varsity swimming and diving team, a leader trainer and canoe trip leader with Outdoor Action, a representative on the Orientation Student Advisory Council, leader of the 2018 Athletes in Action Teams and Toys drive for the Princeton Varsity Club, an Engineering First-Year Interactor, and a coordinator for the Special Olympics swim program. She is thrilled and honored to join the SINSI program.
During summer 2019, Meghan interned at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in the 2X Women's Initiative.