Meaghan Marton is a passionate and inspiring individual that
strives to support her local community, creating a multitude of youth-driven
initiatives focusing on community service, volunteerism, female empowerment,
and whole body health and wellness.
Meaghan is a volunteer with the national organization
Motivate Canada, helping facilitate and lead five ACTIVATE Youth Leadership
Conferences across the province for aspiring youth leaders. Through Motivate
Canada, Meaghan also created a youth boxing program for underprivileged youth
at Border City Boxing Club in Windsor, where over 100 youth have learned boxing
and gained valuable confidence in themselves.
She has also raised over $6,000 for Border City to help these youth
continue attending the boxing program without financial boundaries.
Meaghan also volunteers her time with a non-profit
organization Leadership Advancement for Women and Sport and helped coordinate a
girls’ sports program in the city for young girls between the ages of 6-12. She
developed a mentorship relationship with seven high school aged females,
advocating the awareness of a healthy mind, body, and spirit, and promoting
positive self-esteem and body image to all participants in the programs.
Meaghan currently is employed at the YMCA of Western Ontario
where she facilities a newcomer youth program (YMAP) that connects newcomer
youth to the community, develops their leadership skills and provides
programing to help them build their networks in their new country. A quote that
Meaghan firmly stands and believes in is that we must "be the change we
wish to see in the world," and continually strives to do this every day,
and hopes others will be inspired to follow their dreams to make the world a