Speaker Profile

Susan Kroger

Susan Kroger
LEAD South Dakota

Susan Kroger is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for LEAD South Dakota, an organization that seeks to mobilize the rural movement in order to elect more progressives to state office. Susan has 15 years of nonprofit experience and has served in leadership positions in several organizations in South Dakota. She holds a PhD in Rural Sociology from South Dakota State University with an emphasis in gender and policy. She spent a decade working as a therapist for young mothers and families. Susan enjoys helping nonprofits get off the ground and has consulted with several local organizations on development and strategic planning. Her research interests include gender & policy and the use of social media to mobilize social movements.

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