Meaghan Barakett

Meet Meaghan Barakett

Meaghan Barakett, GSS ’16

Meaghan Barakett is the founder and president of One Girl Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping young women effectively serve their communities.

Under her leadership, One Girl created Women in Charge: A Forum on Women’s Leadership, an annual conference in partnership with the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. Meaghan is a former model, yoga and meditation instructor, Miss New York USA, and Mrs. New York America. She has most recently been an advocate for laws to protect victims of cyberbullying and online impersonation.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Pace University and a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership from Fordham University.

Meaghan and her husband, Brett, live with their five children in Greenwich, Connecticut.