Megan Baker is a recent graduate of Southern Connecticut State University where she earned BAs in Political Science and History, while minoring in English with a concentration in Literature, as well as her Master’s in Political Science. Megan’s expertise lies in civic and electoral impact research.
In her current capacity with the Connecticut Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity, she serves as a liaison between the community and CT General Assembly to best inform and shape policy decisions impacting Asian American Pacific Islander constituents throughout the state. Megan also assists in the administration of the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Council that is responsible for consulting with governmental and nongovernmental organization in developing recommendations to strengthen state and local efforts to prevent trafficking, protect victims of trafficking, and prosecute traffickers. This work is an extension of her projects under CT Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, where she measured policy impact for the Governor's Council on Women and Girls.