Megha Patel is the Federal Policy Manager at Democracy Forward.

Megha joined Democracy Forward with over four years of legislative and political experience. Previously, she served as the Government Affairs Manager at the Forging Industry Association for two years. There, she was pivotal in developing and implementing the organization’s advocacy strategy across federal, state, and local levels, addressing key issues like energy, education, and workforce development. Megha’s professional background spans both public and private sectors, where she has held various positions.

She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Leadership in Organizations from Michigan State University and currently resides in Washington, D.C.