Rogers serves as a liaison to nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area, academic director for nonprofit executive education programs, and director of LEAD Northwestern at Kellogg. She is a graduate of Williams College and holds an MBA degree from Harvard University.
After joining Kellogg to recruit the inaugural MMM class, Rogers held Assistant Dean positions in Experiential Learning, Student Academic Affairs, and Admissions & Financial Aid. Her experience includes directing graduate admissions for the Medill School, development with Harvard, admissions with HBS, general and diversity consulting, and human capital management for the manufacturing startup for J.I. Case and Cummins Engine Company. She is on the advisory board of Cedar Concepts, a chemical manufacturing company.
Rogers is active in community and civic organizations involving youth, education, and economic development. Currently, she serves on the transition team for Chicago State University, board of directors for The Family Institute, Justin Wynn Fund for youth leadership, Harriett's Daughters for economic development in Chicago, and HBS Club of Chicago. She is a trustee for Hathaway Brown School (OH), former Williams Alumni Executive Committee,and the McGaw YMCA Finance Committee member. Rogers earned the Bert King Award for service from HBS, and co-founded the Evanston Township H. S. Foundation to support extracurricular activity. Also, she enjoys coaching middle school girls in Evanston's FAAM League, mentoring for Chicago Innovations Women's Mentoring Co-Op, and Justin Wynn Fund Board.
Academic Director for Nonprofit Exec Ed Programs: National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), JPMC Foundation's Ascend program for Chicagoland entrepreneurs, and the high school LEADership, Education and Development (LEAD) Program. Sessions taught include Managing Perceptions and Leading Without Direct Authority. Work to develop government funded Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) programming and staff.