Meghan Lewis works for a youth project supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and unsure young people. She has been a key actor in the formation of Cambodia’s first LGBT group, Rainbow Community Kampuchea (RoCK), a group of local and international LGBT volunteers working together towards a future free from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. She has published articles based on sexual orientation and gender in DIVA magazine and was long-listed for The Guardian International Development Journalism 2012 competition.
Meghan was born in South Africa and grew up in Kwa-Zulu Natal before moving to the UK in 1997. She studied Education at the University of Brighton and lived in rural and urban Cambodia from 2008-2011. Throughout her personal, academic and professional life, her primary passion has been to try to reduce the inequalities in society and work towards a future where opportunities are accessible to all people regardless of ethnicity, economics, gender or sexuality.