Anita Yip

2012 AmeriCorps Alums Segal Fellow

Anita Yip is experienced as a fundraiser, marketer, conference planner, technology consultant, and tutor for students with special needs. In 2011, Anita co-founded the Jasmine Asian Women Giving Circle with six women in response to foundations giving less than 1% of philanthropic dollars to organizations and programs assisting Asian women, a desire to build a safe and supportive community among Asian women, and the need to collaborate to create lasting change. Anita joined the Segal Program in 2012 after winning the Eli J. Segal AmeriCorps Alums Entrepreneurship Award for her extensive community work. She is a proud Big Sister of four years and an avid lion and dragon dance performer of many years. Anita holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and media arts and sciences from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in corporate and organizational communication from Northeastern University.