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MERIDIAN SOLUTIONS

TAKING big ideas and putTING them into action

To organizations and funders engaged in social justice and advancing progressive policy who wish to do their work in an intersectional way, Meridian Solutions is a Black-woman centered, full-service communications firm that provides effective and authentic communications and campaign strategy by training politically marginalized communities, connecting stakeholders, influencers and decision-makers, and helping clients connect with the right audiences to win.


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WHO WE ARE

 
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CAROL MCDONALD
FOUNDER + CEO
@dctwiterati 

Carol is a seasoned activist, changemaker and communications professional based in Washington, DC.

With over 20 years of experience working in and for communities of color, Carol has excelled in leading campaigns rooted in electoral politics, race equity and building inclusive organizations and public narratives. She was the Director of the Strategic Partnerships team at Planned Parenthood Action Fund, a department she created in 2011 that focuses on African American and Latino community engagement.  She is now a partner at 76 Words, a firm that turns campaign strategies into television, radio and online communications to elect Democrats and support progressive causes.

LORYN WILSON CARTER

SENIOR CONTENT STRATEGIST

@ElleWCarter

Loryn Wilson Carter is a digital media strategist and writer who helps organizations and brands transform their social media presence. Loryn’s passion is developing digital strategies for companies and organizations that want to improve their outreach to people of color and women.  She is the author of Win the Internet: Best Practices for Twitter and Facebook, which is available now on Amazon. Loryn has run social media and SMS campaigns for NAACP, Center for Community Change, YWCA USA, and the National Education Association. She has also written for Talk Poverty, SheKnows, and Revelist.com. She is the co-founder of Black Girl Digital, a community for black women who work in digital careers, and has a passion for addressing the lack of diversity in the digital space.



BECKY GEORGE
PROJECT DIRECTOR
@busybeckyg

Becky George has been a professional educator, advocate, and trainer for nearly 15 years.  In all of her work, she has prioritized creating transformative trainings, events, and programs that create the feeling of justice, equity, and growth that she actually hopes to create out in the world. Becky George is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She has spent nearly a decade in the Planned Parenthood family, serving first as a Community Outreach Educator and Trainer at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, and later as the Race Equity Initiative Program Manager at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.



ANGÉLIQUE ROCHÉ

CHIEF STORYTELLER

@AngeliqueRoche

Angélique Roché, is a journalist, attorney, content creator, and communications professional focused on the intersections of activism, policy, politics, current events, and nerd and pop cultures. As a writer and photographer, she has contributed to NBC News, Black Girl Nerds, and Rewire News. She is currently the host of Marvel Entertainment's Marvel's Voices podcast, SYFY Wire's podcast Geeksplain, co-host of the independent live podcast The Radical Geeks and a part-time host and voice-over artist at SiriusXM Progress. In addition, Angélique is a frequent guest on various shows focused on the intersections of pop-culture, current events, and social justice including Syfy Wire's "Who Won the Week" (WWTW)  and The Dean Obeidallah Show on SiriusXM Progress.







 

CLIENTS

 

INitiatives + INSTITUTIONS

SERVICES

 

We are happy to provide the following packages for our clients:

Communications Strategy + branding Solutions

Includes digital content strategy, storytelling, and web design.

Event Design Solutions

Includes conception, planning, and management.

Training Solutions

Topics include campaign training, advocacy, organizing, and racial equity.




 

Let’s Work Together.

We would love to hear about how we can help your organization! Fill out the contact form below and let us know more about your needs. Once we receive your completed form we will follow up to connect with you.

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