Good Guys: Marjorie Kaufman and the Whole-Girl Approach to Education

The Barington Capital Group partner works with the Young Women’s Leadership Network to help disadvantaged young women earn college degrees.

Marjorie Kaufman

Marjorie Kaufman considers herself fortunate to have been raised in an environment where gender wasn’t an obstacle to her ambitions. She wants to let girls know that with determination, hard work and support they can achieve anything. “You should never let somebody tell you, ‘Oh no, you can’t do it because you’re a girl,’” says Kaufman, a partner and head of marketing and investor relations at New York–based activist hedge fund firm Barington Capital Group.

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