Tara Abrahams

Board Chair, Global

Master of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, Horace W. Goldsmith Fellow


Gender Equality and Adolescent Girls Empowerment

Tara Abrahams (she/her) is Head of Impact at The Meteor, a media company that uses the power of storytelling to advance gender equality and racial justice. She also founded kahani, a magazine and media platform specifically designed to lift up the stories of adolescent girls around the world. Tara is the board chair of She’s the First, an organization that teams up with local organizations to fight for a world where every girl chooses her own future. She also serves as a trustee of The Brearley School in Manhattan. 

Prior to The Meteor, Tara was a managing director at Arabella Advisors, a leading advisory firm that provides strategic guidance for effective philanthropy and large-scale social change, with a special interest in advancing women’s and girls’ issues. Tara began her work in girls’ education and women’s empowerment as the deputy director and president of Girl Rising, a global campaign and feature film that reached millions of viewers and activists around the world. She then went on to advise organizations such as Girls Who Code, the International Center for Research on Women, and the Girls Opportunity Alliance at the Obama Foundation. She has served as executive director of The Girl Project at Glamour and as managing director for VOW, a brand that mobilizes the wedding industry to join the movement to end child marriage globally. 

Tara graduated with honors from Harvard College and completed her MBA at the Harvard Business School, where she received the Horace W. Goldsmith Fellowship for outstanding contributions to the nonprofit sector. As an active member of the Harvard Alumni Association, Tara leads local and international efforts related to women’s empowerment. Tara lives in New York City and Connecticut with her husband and three children.