Liz Walker is an ordained minister, an award winning television news journalist, a documentary film producer and a human rights activist/humanitarian currently working in the Sudan, scene of the 21st century’s first genocide.
A 2005 graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Reverend Walker first traveled to Sudan in the summer of 2001 as part of a group investigating a controversial slave trade that was part of that country’s twenty one year civil war. Outraged by what she witnessed, Reverend Walker co-founded My Sister's Keeper, a humanitarian group currently building a girl's school in the village of Akon, South Sudan. The former WBZ TV news anchor shot much of her own footage in Sudan, has also produced a documentary on the group’s work there called Glory From The God.
Reverend Walker is on the ministerial staff of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts where she works with young people. She serves on a number of foundations and boards including: the Tufts Health Foundation, the Board of Overseers for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Board of Trustees for Andover Newton Theological Institute and the Advisory Board for the New England Chapter of the United Nation's International Children's Education Fund.
She is also the founder and principal of Walker Group Communications specializing in non-profit capacity building and corporate public engagement.