Meg Gingrich is the assistant to the national director at the United Steelworkers (USW) Canadian National Office. She also serves as president of Blue Green Canada. Meg got her start in the labour movement working on a successful organizing drive at a Nordia call center in Montreal, where she worked in 2006. She then went on to study at Stockholm University in Sweden, where she wrote her master’s thesis on unions and environmental action. Prior to her current role, Meg worked in the USW research department for eight years, assisting in collective bargaining and policy in sectors from steel to healthcare. In her current role, she is a key advisor on policy issues related to international trade and the green economy.