The Women's Empowerment Scholarship


Board of Directors

Bailey Medeiros - President and Founder

Bailey Medeiros 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 received Bryant University's Excellence in Finance Award when she graduated Summa Cum Laude and 9th in her class. Bailey's time at Bryant included being a member of the Special Olympics Committee and the Vice President and co-founder of Bryant’s Law Society. Additionally, Bailey served as an Executive Board Member for Bryant's Archway Investment Fund. In this role, she represented the less than 10% of females tasked with managing a $1.3 million equity portfolio.

In 2014, Bailey was crowned Miss Massachusetts Teen USA and traveled to the Bahamas to compete at the national Miss Teen USA pageant where she placed in the Top 15. Throughout her year as Miss Massachusetts Teen USA, Bailey attended numerous events in support of charitable organizations. She worked closely Best Buddies, an organization in support of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and raised over $5,000 for the cause.

In 2016, Bailey began her two-year tenure as a member of the New England Patriots Cheerleaders. While on the squad, she traveled to Super Bowl LI in Houston and Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. 

Currently, Bailey is pursuing her Juris Doctor at Boston University School of Law. Following graduation in 2022, she hopes to combine her undergraduate business degree with legal expertise in order to pursue a career in business law.

Learn more about Bailey and her motivations by visiting the “My Story” tab.