TEDxBoston 2010

Susan Rodgerson

Love, Creativity, and Community

How entrepreneurial endeavors in the arts give underserved youth meaningful opportunities on their path to adulthood.



As the Executive/Artistic Director at Artists for Humanity, Susan is responsible for artistic direction; program development; administration; and fundraising. Blending her experience as an artist, educator, entrepreneur, and administrator, she has led Artists For Humanity since its founding 18 years ago. She studied fine art and art history at Art Institute of Boston and Radcliffe College. In 2008, Susan was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service by Tufts University for her exemplary work as an artist, activist, entrepreneur, environmentalist, teacher, and mentor.