Eli J. & Phyllis N. Segal Citizen Leadership Program

Fellows on the Frontlines

During the COVID-19 crisis, we recognize and are grateful for the continued efforts of those working daily on the frontlines of the crisis. Here, we profile some of our Segal Fellows who represent frontline work, to hear about their challenges and achievements in difficult moments and about how they continue to develop their citizen leadership.

2009 Heller MPP Segal Fellow Audrey Etlinger-Cohen

2009 Heller/MPP Segal Fellow Audrey Etlinger Cohen served as a Nurse Case Manager at Whittier Street Health Center in Dorchester, MA. She was interviewed and highlighted on the Heller School's website. Please read more about her current work and what she wants people to know about the COVID-19 crisis.

2019 AmeriCorps Alums Segal Fellow Raquél Lynn Pérez
2019 AmeriCorps Alums Segal Fellow Raquél Lynn Pérez is a registered nurse at Women's and Infants Hospital in Providence, RI, working with at-risk patients in the Oncology Department. She was interviewed in May by the Segal Program. Please read an excerpt from that conversation.
2015 Brandeis Segal Fellow Witney Christie

2015 Brandeis Segal Fellow Witney Christie is a teacher in the Cambridge, MA Public Schools working with both 3rd and 4th grade classes. She was interviewed in June 2020. Please read the highlights from that conversation.


Poster for February 2021 Convening on Segal Network Responses to COVID Pandemic, including speakers and timing details

February Convening: Segal Network Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Segal Fellows, Founders and Partners met to hear and talk about some of the varied Segal Network Responses to the COVID Pandemic, including Segal Fellows on the frontlines in healthcare, Imani Islam and Raquél Pérez.

Learn more about our presenters and view the video.