Karena Gore is the author of the book, Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America. All of these women did work that was highly relevant to Creation Care, particularly Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Mother Jones, Alice Hamilton, and Dolores Huerta. Ms. Gore is the founder and executive director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Karena formed CEE in 2015 to address the moral and spiritual dimensions of the climate crisis. Working at the intersection of faith, ethics, and ecology, she guides the Center’s public programs, educational initiatives, and movement-building.