Vice President, Encore.org
Phyllis Segal is leading the Encore Campaign for Children and Youth’s showcase strategy to demonstrate how intentionally bringing older adults into youth-serving interventions, and creating an Encore Impact Zone, makes a difference for the future of young people. Now in her encore, Phyllis is applying experience earned during decades leading organizations and advocating for large-scale social change. This work included serving as the founding Legal Director (and subsequently President) of the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund, Board Chair of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and Board Member of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Phyllis currently lives in Boston and West Tisbury, Massachusetts, where she and her late husband Eli J. Segal returned after serving in the Clinton Administration. Their two married children and four grandchildren live in Massachusetts.