Global Conference 2012

Speaker's Biography

Alice Rogoff

Publisher, Alaska Dispatch; Founder, Arctic Imperative Summit

Alice Rogoff is the publisher of and founder of the Arctic Imperative Summit. In 2011, Rogoff hosted the summit, the first international policy gathering in Alaska focused on the issues and opportunities presented by the melting sea ice. The summit will reconvene July 29-August 1 in Girdwood, Alaska. Beginning in 1985, Rogoff was the chief financial officer of U.S News and World Report, a position she held for 12 years. She also worked at The Washington Post Co. as an assistant to publisher Donald Graham. Rogoff was the creator of the national weekly edition of The Washington Post. In 1978-80, Rogoff was the special assistant to the director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Carter administration. She has served on numerous boards, including those of the Carter Center in Atlanta, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Potomac School, the National Child Research Center and the National Geographic Society's Council of Advisors. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard.

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