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    DC Segal Network Fall Gathering: Monday 9/23

     Sept 23 DC Segal Network Event

     RSVP by 9/19 online


    Ongoing Program Offerings: Monthly Convenings for Fellows & The Segal Network


    September 17, 2019: Segal Fellowship Info Session 

    12:00-1:00pm, Brandeis Intercultural Center (ICC). Come learn about the Program from a current Fellow.




    September 18, 2019: The Importance of Open Internet & How to Leverage Public Interest Advocacy: A Segal Program discussion with Public Knowledge.

    This event is being cosponsored by the Heller Career Development Center.

    Please make sure to register by 9/13 at:


    October 7, 2019: Segal Fellows in Action Presentations

    Come join the Segal Program, Partners, Fellows and friends in celebrating the accomplishments from the 2019 Brandeis Cohort's Summer internships.


    Heller School Room G4 (Glynn Auditorium on ground floor) 12:00 – 1:30pm (EDT)

    There will be a livestream available online




    Past Segal Program Offerings:

    • Wednesday May 22, 2019 (8:00-9:00pm EST): May Convening: Retreat Reflections & Hopes.
    • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (7:00-8:00pm EST): March Convening: Resiliency in Current Career and Job Search, with Associate Director of Career Services Center at Heller School Erica Hodes. 
    • Tuesday, February 13, 2019 (7:00-8:00pm EST): Fellow-Led Book Group:  bell hooks’ “all about love”
    • Wednesday, January 9, 2019 (7:00-8:00pm EST): Localized Understandings of Climate Change.
      • Segal convening hosted by Segal Program Coordinator Kyle Richard, with Segal Fellows Brian Schon & Johnny Enterline
    • December 2018: Fellow-Led Book Group on New Power (video available to Fellows and Founders via password, please contact
    • November 2018: Segal Election Reflection YouTube Link 
    • October 2018: Fellow-Led Book Group on The Hate U Give (Segal Fellow Host Tanika Lynch)
    • October 2018: Segal Fellows in Action: 2018 Summer Internships & Ongoing Citizen Leadership September 2018: Fall Catch Up & Fellow Input on Fall Selection Process
    • August 2018: Fellow-led Book Group with Segal Founder Peter Edelman on his book Not a Crime To Be Poor
    • July 2018: Clearly Next/Segal Leadership Development Fund Partnership
      • Segal Fellows could use Rhonda Shakleford Ulmer LDFs to sign up for 3 months of career coaching with Clearly Next.
    • June 2018: See highlights from our 10th Anniversary and Fellows Retreat
    • May  2018: Moving Forward in Your Career, with Russ Finkelstein of Clearly Next
    • April 2018: "Applying to Work in the Federal Government: A conversation on why and how to apply with a Segal Founder and Fellow" with Marlene Zakai (Corporation for National and Community Service) and Margaret Levy (2008 Heller Segal Fellow) (45 minute video)
    • March 2018: "Budget and Appropriations 101: Taking Action to Expand National Service" led by Segal Fellows Kareen Sanchez and Cali Moore, with the teams from Service Year Alliance and Voices for National Service.
    • February 2018: City Year's Michael Brown on "Managing the Triple Bottom Line" from the Professor Michael Appell's Heller MBA Class (Segal Program Luncheon was not recorded)
    • January 2018: "Leading with Purpose" with New Politics (1 hour video)
    • December 2017: A Conversation with State Rep. & Segal Founder Jay Kaufman about Adaptive Leadership (35 minute video)
      •    Recording available here (35 minutes)
    • November 2017: Giving Thanks for Segal (live Fellows conversation led by Fellow & Management Associate Bria Price, not recorded)
    • October 2017: Segal Fellows In Action: 2017 Summer Internships & Ongoing Citizen Leadership (with our 2017 Brandeis Segal Fellows)
      •    Details and video recordings below.
    • September 2017: Segal Program Network Call--Looking Forward Together (with Phyllis Segal & Susie Flug-Silva)

    Major Past Events

    See highlights from our 10th Anniversary in DC in June 2018

    Watch our past "Segal Fellows In Action" Presentations:

    Each fall, Brandeis/Heller Segal Fellows present about their mission-driven summer internship experiences and and ongoing citizen leadership.

    2018 Segal Fellows and Internship Presentations:

    Video of all presentations (timing below, informal video):

    • 0:00 Opening Welcome from Dean Weil & Segal Director Susie Flug-Silva
    • 8:45: Leila Quinn (MA Department of Housing and Community Development
    • 15:35 Edith Suarez (Housing Long Beach)
    • 23:30 John Valinch (Boston Office of Economic Development)
    • 32:00 Justus Davis (Community Arts Center, Inc., Cambridge, MA)
    • 36:30 Gabriel Fontes (Fight for 15, Atlanta, GA)
    • 41:30 Madison Matthews (Economic Policy Institute)
    • 49:10 Olivia Nichols (Asian American Resource Workshop)
    • 52:40 Thank Yous from Segal Fellows
    • 53:50 Panel/Fellow Q & A
    • 1:17:20 Closing


    2017 Segal Fellows and Internship Presentations:

    • Internships focused on issues including, community arts programming for youth, philanthropy focused on African American farmers, state-level health policy, technology programming as a means for community innovation, youth development for those impacted by homelessness, and international business.
    • And, thank you to our summer site partners: Farm Aid, The Joint Committee for Health Care Financing and the House Ways and Means Committee (Commonwealth of MA), Larkin Street Youth Services, The Roxbury Innovation Center, SAP, and The Transformative Culture Project.
    • Fellow presentations: Bernice Appiah, Marcelo Brociner, Khadijah Sawyer, Kayla Scire, LaShawn Simmons, and Sylvia Stewart.

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