Mesha Byrd

Government Outreach Lead

Mesha is the government outreach lead for Democracy Works. In partnership with state and local officials, she creates and provides solutions for election authorities. Mesha previously worked in education doing civic and community engagement which sparked her interest in Democracy Works. She holds a bachelor’s degree in regional economic development from Georgia Southern University and a masters of science in nonprofit management from The New School. Originally from right outside of Atlanta, she roots for all things Georgia! When Mesha is not trying to solve the nation’s issues, you can catch her spending time with her tight-knit family, cooking, traveling, and people watching.