Megan Fanjoy

Megan Fanjoy

2024 First-Year Summer Class, Toronto

Law School
McGill University
Queen's University

Megan looks forward to applying her studies in political science, philosophy and economics to her career in law by taking an interdisciplinary and equity-centered approach.

Megan is interested in building a broad Corporate practice with a particular focus on environment and indigenous issues. Her interest in practicing law is grounded in her love for people, lifelong learning and intellectual curiosity.

What fictional character do you identify most with?

Since binge-watching Schitt’s Creek during the pandemic, I’ve always felt a close affinity towards Alexis Rose. Her sense of humor, confidence and straight-shooter attitude is to be admired. Plus, who wouldn’t want to have Dan Levy as a brother?

Is there an organization that means a lot to you?

During the pandemic, I began volunteering with The 519, a Toronto-based non-profit organization that is committed to the health, happiness and full participation of 2SLGBTQI+ communities in Canada and abroad. I most recently supported the organization by volunteering with The 519’s Among Friends program. In my role, I prepared meals for a bi-weekly peer support group including 100+ queer refugee claimants facing persecution for their sexual orientation or gender identity. Being a queer woman living in Canada, I recognize my privilege and the importance of supporting those whose identity lies at the intersection of multiple marginalizations. I look forward to returning to The 519 this summer as a periodic volunteer support.

If you were not a lawyer, what career would you have chosen?

If I were not a lawyer, I would most likely be working in publishing, ideally at a publication where Vogue meets i-D. Working for MUSE Magazine, a fashion and lifestyle magazine based out of Queen’s University, was the highlight of my undergraduate degree. I like to say that I majored in MUSE and minored in PPE.