Victoria Rogers
Vice President / Arts, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Presentation Title: To Borrow a Phrase from the NEA - 'Art Works'

April 19, 2018
Luncheon sponsored by:

Luncheon Menu

Soy & orange marinated flank steak with fried rice and stir fried vegetables

Vegetarian/Vegan/GF: Soy & Orange Marinated Tofu with fried rice and stir fried vegetables (GF soy used in preparation) 

about the speaker

Victoria Rogers joined Knight Foundation in May 2015.

Previously, Rogers was the executive vice president of New World Symphony, where she helped set the strategic plan and oversaw all revenue generation, earned and philanthropic as well as marketing and communications for the orchestral academy that prepares distinguished music graduates for leadership roles in orchestras and ensembles around the world.

At New World, Rogers orchestrated the successful $200 million capital campaign for the Frank Gehry-designed campus, one of the world’s most technologically advanced venues for concerts. Before joining New World Symphony, Rogers served as assistant vice president for central development at the University of Miami, where she was the architect of its billion-dollar capital campaign, Momentum.

 A native of Louisville, Ky., Rogers lived in Atlanta for 21 years where she held positions in management and development at Georgia State University and was vice president for external affairs at SciTrek, the Science and Technology Museum of Atlanta.

Rogers earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Jacksonville University and a master’s degree in business communications from Georgia State University. She has studied not-for-profit management at Harvard Business School.

The Wick Poetry Center provided a creative activity in which our luncheon audience created Emerge poems before the keynote presentation by Victoria Rogers on April 19, 2018. View the poems created at the event by visiting this link: http://travelingstanzas.com/engagement/akron-roundtable