The Rev. Dr. Katharine R. Henderson is president of Auburn Seminary, a 200-year-old institution that equips bold and resilient leaders of faith and moral courage to build communities, bridge divides, pursue justice, and heal the world.
Author of “God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith are Changing the World” (Continuum, 2006), Henderson is an internationally known speaker and has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, MSNBC, NPR, TEDx, and more.
Henderson was named co-recipient of the Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize for her lifelong passion to create spaces for authentic interfaith engagement, including spearheading the creation of “MountainTop,” a national gathering of 80 faith leaders to catalyze a multifaith movement for justice. Past recipients include His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.
She earned her Masters of Divinity degree at Union Theological Seminary and her doctorate at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A).