The Women's Empowerment Scholarship


Empowering young women to chase their educational dreams


Join Us for the Second Annual Kick Off The Holidays Party

We are back for a second year! Join us as we Kick Off The Holidays in style, with delicious food from Davio's Boston, festive refreshments and live entertainment from Kiss 108's Mikey V. 

Each admission ticket includes access to two complimentary drinks, with heavy strolling appetizers and desserts available to our guests throughout the night. Join us on the red carpet for photos with Bailey and Tom and enjoy the company of your peers in one of the city's most unique settings.

Enter to win any of our grand prizes. Purchase a Women's Empowerment Scholarship Water Bottle.

- Two tickets to the Patriots/Chiefs game on December 8
- Two tickets to a Patriots game (vs. Dolphins or Bills) with pregame on-field access
- A special piece of jewelry worn by Bailey on the night of our party

A large number of water bottles will also include one of the many donated items from our generous supporters and sponsors.  Pick a number, 1-200: You might get lucky!

We have partnered with Zindler's Collectibles to offer some of the most unique and sought after sports memorabilia for auction. Choose from almost 75 different items, including a football signed by Tom Brady, a Julian Edelman autographed jersey, a David Ortiz autographed jersey, a Larry Bird autographed jersey, a Raymond Bourque autographed jersey and much more.

All proceeds from the auction and The Kick Off The Holidays Party will benefit The Women's Empowerment Scholarship, founded by Bailey Medeiros. 

As part of our celebration, we will be honoring the beneficiaries of the 2019 Women's Empowerment Scholarship.

Friday, December 6, 2019


Adult Admission - $75

Silver Sponsor & Admission - $100

Youth Admission (10-15) - $40

Join Us on December 6 for the Kick Off The Holidays Party

Bailey Medeiros and Tom Leyden provide an update on what's transpired with The Women's Empowerment Scholarship in the last year and what's on tap for the Second Annual Kick Off The Holidays Party at Davio's Boston on December 6

2019 Women's Empowerment Scholarship Winners

Jessica Smith


Jessica is headed to UMASS Amherst in the fall and hopes to pursue a career in medicine. Read more about Jessica by clicking HERE

Junia Janvier


Junia will attend Boston University in the fall and hopes to pursue a career in Computer Science. Read more about Junia by clicking HERE

Bridget Oei


Bridget will attend the University of Connecticut Medical School in the fall to pursue a career as a physician. Read more about Bridget by clicking HERE

Christine Habjan


Christine will continue her education at the prestigious Oxford University in England where she will complete the Department of Oncology’s MSC in Radiation Biology. Read more about Christine by clicking HERE 

Emma Fitzell-Jones


Emma will attend Boston University in the fall and will pursue a Masters in Public Health. Read more about Emma by clicking HERE

Katie Dold


Katie will attend the University of New Hampshire in the fall, pursuing a degree in ocean engineering. Read more about Katie by clicking HERE

Linnea Wegge


Linnea will attend the University of Rochester in the fall and is pursuing a degree in biology. Read more about Linnea by clicking HERE



About Us


Our Mission

As a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, The Women's Empowerment 

Scholarship (WES) serves to empower females by encouraging and enabling them to pursue higher education. Our foundation provides educational 

grants to women throughout New England while paying special attention to women entering into one of many male-dominated career paths, including, but not limited to, science, technology, engineering, finance, and law. In aiding 

women financially, the WES team aims to propel their careers 

and allow them to shatter any and all glass ceilings and stereotypes. 


Get To Know Bailey Medeiros

Bailey is the President and founder of The Women's Empowerment Scholarship. After graduating as Salutatorian from Monson High School 

in 2015, Bailey went on to study Finance, Communication, and Legal Studies 

at Bryant University. In 2019, she graduated 9th in her class with Summa 

Cum Laude honors. Currently, Bailey is pursuing her Juris Doctor at Boston University School of Law where she hopes to combine her undergraduate business background with legal expertise. Bailey was Miss Massachusetts 

Teen USA in 2014, placing in the Top 15 at the national Miss Teen USA competition. Additionally, she was a member of the New England Patriots Cheerleaders from 2016-2018, representing the Patriots at Super Bowl

 LI in Houston, Texas and Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

July Prize-A-Day Raffle


Thanks to so many of you who supported our July Prize-A-Day Raffle. We awarded more than $3,000 worth of prizes and raised more than $3,500 for the scholarship fund. We appreciate your support.  Among the prizes were premium tickets to Red Sox, Patriots and Revolution games, a pair of tickets to the annual "Pops On The Heights" concert at Boston College and premium tickets to two separate concerts at the XFinity Center in Mansfield. Thanks, also, to everyone who donated prizes for the raffle. 


Dana's Main Street Tavern - Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thank you for joining us at Dana's Main Street Tavern for a night of fun and fundraising.  Thanks to your generosity, we raised over $2,000 for the Women's Empowerment Scholarship. 

Check out the photos below from a fun night in Monson. 


Kick Off The Holidays Party

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Davio's Boston for an incredible night as we partied for a purpose! 

In The News

Featured in The Boston Globe, on

The Boston Globe's Lillian Brown recapped The Kick Off The Holidays Party, noting the contributions to the event surpassed $30,000. 

Click To Read Lillian's story also spotlighted Bailey in a recent "Where Are They Now?" feature. 

Click To Read the feature 

Kelly O'Grady and Annie Lu join Bailey and Tom at the Kick Off The Holidays Party at Davio's Boston
Kelly O'Grady and Annie Lu join Bailey and Tom at the Kick Off The Holidays Party at Davio's Boston

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