Our Village has Grown
We are a passionate team of visionaries who believe that storytelling changes lives, connects communities, and builds a foundation for effective learning. Founders Megan Kaplan and Mekea Duffy work with a collaborative team of contractors—from strategists to story coaches from across the Twin Cities—to keep our mission alive and growing.
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Sister Co-founders Mekea Duffy, a University of Minnesota adjunct professor and literacy specialist, and Megan Kaplan, a veteran journalist and storyteller, have spent four years developing, publishing, and testing The Wildling model and curriculum to build connection, literacy, and social-emotional wellness through the foundation of speaking and listening skills.
Board of Directors
Special thanks to: Brendan Kramp, Wainy Melake, Ellie Lippold-Johnson, Andre Hudson, Grace Chapdelaine, and all the other contributors, parents, and kids who helped shape and make The Wildling from the beginning.