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Susan Cohn Rockefeller
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Susan Rockefeller is a documentary filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and jewelry designer. Her film projects have won top prizes at film festivals across the United States and around the world. Her recent efforts include producing and directing the HBO Documentary film "Making the Crooked Straight" and co-produced the internationally-acclaimed film "A Sea Change." She is currently in post-production for her latest documentary, "Striking a Chord", about the impact music has on American soldiers deployed abroad.

Susan is the designer and founder of a new cause-inspired jewelry line called Rocknrola.

Susan has also written several career-oriented books, including the ground-breaking Green At Work that helped usher environmentally-friendly jobs into nontraditional arenas such as art, architecture, marketing, finance and more. Susan recently completed Arctic Prayers, a memoir of her time spent in an Alaskan village teaching community gardening to Inupiat youth.

Susan is a on the board of directors at Oceana, and she serves on the boards of the Alaska Conservation Foundation as well as the David Rockefeller Fund. She is a member of the program committee for The Stone Barns for Sustainable Agriculture and she serves on the Advisory Board of Audubon's Women in Conservation.

Entries by Susan Cohn Rockefeller

Thousands of Gulf Sea Turtles Killed by Shrimp Trawls

(6) Comments | Posted June 22, 2011 | 11:51 AM

Imagine that you're going for a swim in the ocean, when suddenly you're scooped up by an enormous net that drags you under. Scrambling to find an escape, you realize you're stuck, and you won't be able to come up for air. There's no way out.

This is the reality...

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Fashioning Change in the Big (Green) Apple and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2011 | 5:35 PM

The worlds of fashion, art and the environment don't often collide, even in New York City. But that is exactly what's happening on March 29 at the second annual Christie's Green Auction: Bid to Save the Earth -- an event that my husband David and I are proud to be...

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Earth Day's Coming of Age

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2010 | 9:40 PM

Earth Day and I came of age together. On this 40th anniversary, it seems fitting to look back and see how both of us have changed.

I've been an environmentalist my entire life, even before Senator Gaylord Nelson brought the word into our lexicon on the first Earth Day...

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Dr. Rick Hodes is Making the Crooked Straight

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2010 | 2:19 PM

While Americans debate who is entitled to health care coverage and who isn't, Dr. Rick Hodes has been in Ethiopia quietly providing it to anyone in need. An observant Jew, Dr. Hodes left behind his comfortable Long Island life nearly twenty years ago for, quite literally, the streets...

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