Search - List of Books by Phoebe Eng
Phoebe Eng is an award winning Asian American national lecturer on race and gender 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.
Total Books: 2
Eng was a corporate attorney with the firm Coudert Brothers, before becoming publisher of the now defunct 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 also helped launch the Asian Women Leadership Network, now the largest corporate network of Asian American women in the country, and was a Founding Sister of both the Asian Women's Center (formerly Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Network) 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 spun off to form Creative Counsel, which connects the media and arts worlds to social justice causes.
She holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Eng's writing has focused on the theme of women's empowerment, particularly Asian American women's empowerment. She contributed the foreword to Yell-oh Girls! (2001), edited by Vickie Nam, and has contributed chapters to several books, including: The Greatness of Girls (2001), That Takes Ovaries! Bold Females and Their Brazen Acts (2002), and Closing the Leadership Gap (2004).