Phoebe Eng



Who is Phoebe Eng?

Phoebe Eng is an award winning Asian American national lecturer on race and social justice issues who has been featured in several publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek. She is the author of Warrior Lessons: An Asian American Woman's Journey into Power, a memoir discussing how to empower Asian American women, and is working on a second book.

Eng was a corporate attorney with the firm Coudert Brothers, before helping to launch A Magazine, which covered Asian American issues. Currently, she is serving a four year term on the board of directors of the Ms. Foundation for Women, a national women's philanthropic organization.

She was also an initial and co-founding member of the Asian Women Leadership Network, now the largest network of professional Asian American women in the country, and was a Founding Sister of both the Asian Women's Center and the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum, based in Washington, D.C.

In 2005, Eng co-founded and was the Creative Director of the national policy and communications group, The Opportunity Agenda with fellow co-founders Alan Jenkins, Brian Smedley, and Bill Lann Lee. In 2007 her creative team formed Creative Counsel, which develops projects that connect creative professionals and artists to social justice causes.

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  • Asian American
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley
  • Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law
  • New York University
  • Coudert Brothers

on July 23, 2013


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