2021 SUNY New Paltz Women's Leadership Summit

Megan Gangewere ’18

Megan Gangewere ’18Reactor Inspector

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Major: Mechanical Engineering


Megan Gangewere is currently employed full-time as a reactor inspector at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. She began her career here in August of 2018 upon graduating. She is the current IPEC chapter president of Women in Nuclear (WiN) and the IPEC chapter vice president of North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN). She is passionate about pursing a clean and sustainable future for the next generations.  

Megan is a 2018 SUNY New Paltz Honors graduate with her Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. She was the first mechanical engineering student to graduate through the New Paltz Honors Program. She also was a member and captain of the New Paltz field hockey team for her four years. Megan grew up in Nazareth, Pa and graduated from Nazareth Area High School in 2014.