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Kathleen Rogers
Kathleen Rogers
Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, has worked more than 20 years as an environmental attorney and advocate, focusing on public policy, international law, litigation, and community development. Earth Day Network is a powerful movement builder that has grown into global network of tens of thousands of organizations, elected officials, and people in 192 countries. Under Kathleen's leadership, Earth Day Network has taken the lead in building environmental democracy year-round in the U.S and abroad, transforming the organization into a platform to engage, educate and activate communities, especially in low-income and underserved areas.

Kathleen has held senior positions with the National Audubon Society, the Environmental Law Institute, two U.S. Olympic Organizing Committees, and the United Nations Conference on Women. She has also worked for Garth Associates in New York City and the Beveridge & Diamond law firm, where she developed a white collar environmental crime defense practice. Kathleen was editor in chief of the law review at the University of California-Davis Law Review, and clerked for the Honorable John Pratt at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

During her tenure as Chief Wildlife Counsel for the National Audubon Society, Kathleen directed several programs including its international trade, migratory species and biodiversity policy initiatives. While with National Audubon, Kathleen was Environmental Representative on the United States Delegation-Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). She was also responsible for bringing the first citizen complaint before the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, the tri-national agency formed to oversee North American environmental issues.

Kathleen Rogers has received numerous awards. She was named one of 2010’s top working mothers by Working Mother magazine. She has also been featured as Power Player of the Week on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace. Most recently, Kathleen was awarded the Luminary award by Womensphere and the Urban Zen Foundation, given to women who are inspirations in their fields.
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