Philippa Combs

Palm Springs Ambassador

Philippa has lived in the Palm Springs, California area of the Coachella Valley for 30+ years. She lived in the desert years before there was a Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.


Philippa retired from a management career with a governmental agency after 28 years. She has served as a volunteer with the Bob Hope USO in Palm Springs for over 10 years. The USO’s goal is to support military service members and their families.


In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, sewing and spending time with family. Organizing is one of Philippa’s passions, she loves organizing everything from pantries to junk drawers.


Philippa joined Brown Skin Brunchin as a way to connect with women of color in a safe space. She was in search of a sisterhood where she could grow as a women and share life experiences, all while having fun along the way.

Philippa Combs