Comcast Leadership Awards honor SWSG’s Meghan Trombly

In my one and a half years with SWSG, I’ve been truly lucky to be supervised by our National Director of Program Operations, Meghan Trombly. Last night, I had the chance to attend the Comcast Leadership Awards and cheer wildly as Meghan was recognized for her unwavering commitment to civic engagement and youth development.

The Comcast Leadership Awards are awarded each year at City Year‘s Summer Academy to corps alumni who continue their commitment to social change and exemplify the City Year values. This year, Meghan was one of five recipients of the award selected from over 15,000 alumni. The award was presented in front of nearly 1,000 members of the City Year staff and Senior Corps, and the family and friends of the awardees. She received a $1,000 leadership grant in recognition of her dedication to excellence.

The ceremony featured speeches by Michael Brown, CEO and Co-Founder of City Year; Steve Woodsum, City Year’s Board Chair and Founding Managing Director of Summit Partners; and David Cohen, Executive Vice President of Comcast. Each of the awardees were presented by someone special in his or her life; Meghan chose Lindsay to deliver an eloquent and celebratory speech.

The work that Meghan does every day is remarkable. Her passion for making Strong Women, Strong Girls the best that it can be is contagious. I am so fortunate to work with her, and am thrilled to see her recognized with such a prestigious honor. Congratulations, Meghan!

Photos: Elliot Haney | 2011


  1. Jen Glynn

    Meghan, thank you so much for all that you do for SWSG! You are such an asset to this program and I admire your clear dedication to empowering women and girls. Congratulations!!

  2. Lindsay Hyde

    Meghan, We are so fortunate to have your vision, talent, creativity, and spark at SWSG! Thank you for dedicating your tremendous talent to the mission of creating communities of strong and successful women!

  3. Tracy Nowski

    Meghan, many congratulations on this incredible and richly-deserved honor! We are so honored to have you working with us to empower women and girls – thank you for everything you do!

  4. Mary Trombly

    Just want to say how proud I am, as your mom, in that you have accomplished so much and are widely respected in your field of work. Surely you’ll continue to do great things!

  5. Meghan Trombly

    Thank you all for your kind words. Receiving the award is such an honor. It’s not just a testament to me, but the entire team at SWSG!

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