Center for Youth and Communities

The Heller School for Social Policy and ManagementReturn to this website's homepageBrandeis University

Our People

    Tam Emerson

    Tam Emerson is the Director of the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program at the Center for Youth and Communities. Tam is a 2008 Eli J. Segal City Year Fellow and joined the Segal Program Team as a Management Fellow in 2012.

    The Segal Program selects fellows with a track record of leadership. Through trainings, events, mentorship, networking, experiential learning and knowledge development, the Segal Program offers Segal Fellows collaborative and skill- and network-building opportunities to make a difference in their communities.

    Prior to her work with the Segal Program, Tam served for two years at City Year Boston and was part of the start-up team for the City Year London site. Tam earned a B.S. in an interdisciplinary program with Math/Science as well as Elementary Education with a minor in Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy from Wheelock College. Additionally, Tam completed a research fellowship through the American Cancer Society at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the Pediatric Oncology Department. She is co-President of Young Education Professionals-Boston (YEP), was selected as a 2015 Boston New Leaders Council Fellow, and was named in the 2016 Top 100 People for Latinos in Massachusetts by El Planeta, the prominent Boston daily Latino news outlet.

    Copyright 2017 • Brandeis University • All rights are reserved