CEO & Co-Founder at GirlTrek
T. Morgan Dixon is Co-Founder and CEO of GirlTrek, the largest public health non-profit for Black women and girls in the U.S. that is building a movement of one million Black women walking daily. Morgan is a relentless street-organizer who is deeply inspired by her family and the philosophies of women like Ella Baker and Septima Clark. Prior to co-founding GirlTrek, Morgan served as director of leadership development for Achievement First, the largest charter school network in New York City. Morgan began her career with Teach For America as a high school history teacher in Atlanta, GA, and later served as a vice principal in Newark, NJ. With GirlTrek, Morgan has been a featured on CNN, in The Washington Post, The New York Times and named a “Health Hero” by Essence Magazine. Morgan has received social innovations fellowships from Teach For America (2012), Echoing Green (2013), Ashoka (2014) and the Aspen Institute (2015). Morgan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Southern California, a Master of Education Policy and Leadership at Seton Hall and currently serves on the Boards of Trustees for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and Teach for Haiti.