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Gloria Reuben
Gloria Reuben is an actress, singer and social activist who, over the past twenty years, has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater and music.

Many will remember Gloria as the HIV+ health care professional Jeanie Boulet on the hit NBC series ER, a role that garnered her two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. She has had multiple regular starring roles in a variety of other television series, most recently the hit TNT show Raising The Bar. Her film credits include Timecop, Nick of Time, and Shaft.

Gloria’s portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in David Hare’s play “Stuff Happens” (at New York City’s Public Theater) garnered her a Lucille Lortel Best Actress Award.

Gloria’s music career includes being a backup singer for Tina Turner in 2000, which led her to record her solo record Just For You. She is currently working on a new record.

Gloria is also a committed social activist. Gloria is a special advisor on
climate change for the Alliance for Climate Protection, former Vice President Al Gore's environmental organization. She is on the Board for the National Wildlife Federation, along with being on the Leadership Council for the Natural Resources Defense Council and Waterkeeper Alliance. She is on the Leadership Council for the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, and she serves on the Board for SIECUS: the Sexuality, Information and Education Council of the United States.

Blog Entries by Gloria Reuben

A Night in New York

Posted October 13, 2010 | 15:51:59 (EST)

It hailed last night.

After an unseasonably balmy summer like day in New York City, the skies darkened. Lightning illuminated the streets and then the heavens opened up in yet another downpour. I ducked into the foyer of my building just in time to miss the heaviest part of the...

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The Time is Now. We Can Wait No Longer

Posted June 8, 2010 | 16:50:13 (EST)

Last fall I traveled to West Virginia to witness mountaintop removal coal mining. I had never seen such destruction of the environment by the hands of man. It was shocking to see how years of corporate disregard and greed had obliterated Mother Nature and left people in the surrounding communities...

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A Louisiana Mother's Day Wish

Posted May 11, 2010 | 14:16:05 (EST)

Earth Day... Mother's Day... every day counts as the oil spill disaster threatens to claim the health of our water, our fisheries, a major source of our food supply and the livelihood of countless people.

We must act now on comprehensive climate legislation with an integrated policy that will...

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Earth Day 2050

Posted April 22, 2010 | 17:30:55 (EST)

As we all know, this week marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Forty years from now, if I am blessed to still be on this earth, I will rejoice and celebrate the 80th anniversary of Earth Day with gratitude filling my heart.

I can see that day in...

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Women Around the World Want a Clean Energy Future

Posted March 9, 2010 | 11:44:42 (EST)

I consider myself to be an international woman. Even though my history may not be an exotic one (I was born in Canada) I do think that makes me somewhat international. It's been 21 years since I've moved to the U.S. and it was just last year when I took...

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Securing Our Clean Energy Future

Posted February 26, 2010 | 15:13:23 (EST)

"The nation that leads the clean energy economy will be the nation that leads the global economy."
President Obama - State of the Union address, Jan. 27, 2010

Very true; but the President's statement raises a question: are we, as a nation, ready and willing to do what it...

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A Bus Ride for Clean Energy

Posted February 17, 2010 | 16:00:42 (EST)

Today, more people are talking about clean energy than ever before. On one level, we're talking about technology like windmills, solar panels and advanced electric power grids. We all know that these are the technologies that can deliver safe, clean and affordable energy to our homes and businesses. But we...

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JPMorgan Chase Profits from Destruction in Appalachia

Posted January 8, 2010 | 11:34:10 (EST)

Remember the bank bailouts? The billions of tax dollars that went to those behemoth institutions? Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, said recently that his investment bank may have had its "finest year ever." What he didn't highlight was that JPMorgan Chase's success is based, in part, on...

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