Deborah Hall


Deborah Hall is CEO of YWCA Central MA. She has over 30 years of experience working with survivors of domestic violence and addressing the intersection of race, gender, and community violence. She is social justice advocate and an art lover. She has served in leadership positions for several programs throughout MA, RI, and MO addressing issues of homelessness, violence, and substance abuse. She holds a BS in Political Science and African American Studies from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a MS in Nonprofit Management from Worcester State University. She currently serves on the boards of Worcester Eastside CDC, Worcester Business Improvement District, Worcester Education Collaborative, Jane Doe, Inc. and MassHumanities. She is a frequent speaker on gendered violence and violence in the lives of Black women. She is the founder of Worcester Black History Project.

Worcester, MA
United States

Elected to AAS
October 2021