Founder & Executive Director at Saffron Women’s Trust
Phyllis Everette is a non-profit executive with a deep and dedicated passion for addressing generational poverty and inequality. Having experienced it first hand, Phyllis Everette seeks to create the change she wishes to see in the world and her community at large.
Her focus is on families and youth, namely women. She believes that all people need to be treated with dignity and respect, irrespective of their social standing or economic status.
Phyllis Everette’s drive and determination has earned her the respect of top professionals in the fields of law enforcement, education, non-profit work and elected office. Her diverse 25 year experience in corporate environments and first-hand understanding of poverty have uniquely positioned her to effectively address the very issues that challenge our society.
Phyllis Everette is eager to use her moment in history to create a world where every person has equal access to opportunities for growth and development. Her work in the founding and success of Saffron’s Trust Women’s Foundation serves as an excellent example of this, having assisted countless women living stories just like hers create better outcomes for themselves.
Phyllis is also a life coach and author who holds a Master’s of Science in Management, Specialization in Organizational Structure from the College of Saint Elizabeth, New Jersey; and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration, concentration in Human Resources Management from Centenary College.
Her accolades and impact on her community have been furthered through the positions she holds as a Committee Member and Senior Community Policymaker.
Equipped with over 10 years of experience in supporting organizations through the power of people, visions and programs, Phyllis is spearheading changes for the better throughout Texas and beyond.