Megumi Robinson

Megumi Robinson

Senior director, Belle Communication

Megumi Robinson Rob Hardin | Columbus CEO

About: Robinson joined Belle Communication in 2020 to lead client relations and business development. She manages the firm’s public relations, influencer relations, social media and creative strategy. She joined Belle after spending nearly six years at Experience Columbus where she was director of public relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in media communication public relations from Taylor University.

To thrive, Columbus must focus on addressing the city’s racial and economic inequalities and disparities.

Outside of work: Robinson’s nonprofit work focuses on how to positively impact social services, gender equality and community development. She is a Downtown Residents Association of Columbus board member, Walk With a Doc board member and Ruling our Experiences communications committee member. She also is a member of PRSA Central Ohio and a graduate of the Leadership Columbus Class of 2016. She does pro bono public relations work for Can’t Stop Columbus and We Are All In This Together. She lives in Merion Village with her husband and their pup.

What does Columbus need to thrive? To thrive, Columbus must focus on addressing the city’s racial and economic inequalities and disparities.

Covid-19 has magnified these issues in our city and the recent protests have brought to light that change must happen now. Let’s leverage the spirit of collaboration that is ingrained within our city’s DNA to bring public and private sectors together to create thoughtful, lasting solutions.

Robinson’s idea: As Covid-19 has forced schools in Columbus to turn to virtual education for the near future, many students are left struggling due to inadequate or no access to the technology they need to complete coursework. We must immediately address this issue as it will disproportionately impact students within disadvantaged neighborhoods. Leveraging the Future 50 class’ talents and resources, we can create solutions that ensure all students within Columbus City Schools have reliable technology and internet to do their schooling.