Meghan Shea is an award winning filmmaker and co-founder of Persistent Productions, a production company with offices in Boston and in Singapore. Meghan’s documentary work explores issues around health and gender equity. Her films have screened globally and across numerous festivals and channels including: The Tribeca Film Festival, The World Health Organization Film Festival, The United Nations General Assembly, and The Biden Administration’s Inauguration. In her client driven work she has directed films for Condé Naste, BBC Storyworks, SONY Music and Yo-Yo Ma. Meghan has been a Member Owner of New Day Films since 2020 with her film HOW I LIVE which explores the survival gap in global childhood cancer. Meghan is currently a research collaborator at The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative where she is continuing her work connecting storytelling and policy change. Meghan is a member of the Pediatric Patient Family Advisory Council at Dana Farber/Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, and a mother of two little boys. She has an MFA from The George Washington University.