Megan Fettig

Senegal Course Director

M.A. Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University.

B.F.A. Graphic Design, Carnegie Mellon University.

From 2000-2002, Megan served as an Agricultural Assistant and Rural Community Developer with the Peace Corps in southern Senegal. After returning to the US for a year, Africa lured Megan back and she spent another two years in the western region of the continent. This time she was based in Accra, Ghana where she worked as a Case Worker for a US refugee resettlement program, traveling extensively throughout Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon and Kenya interviewing refugee applicants. She has been leading programs with Where There Be Dragons since the creation of the Senegal program in 2005.

Megan worked in Dragons administration in Boulder before she began her Master’s degree. She is an avid photographer and has held exhibitions at prestigious galleries in the US, as well as the Ghanaian National Museum of Art, and the Alliance Française in Accra. She is passionate about working with refugees, spiritual practice, learning new languages, mountains, and Alaska. Megan is a certified Wilderness First Responder.