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Rebecca Boggs Roberts

Rebecca Boggs Roberts
Board Member: 2021 – Present

Rebecca Boggs Roberts is an award-winning educator, author, and speaker. She has been many things, including a journalist, producer, tour guide, forensic anthropologist, event planner, political consultant, jazz singer, and radio talk show host. Currently, she is the curator of programming at Planet Word, a museum of words and language.

She is the author of three books, Historic Congressional Cemetery; Suffragists in Washington DC; and, with co-author Lucinda Robb, The Suffragist Playbook.
Rebecca holds a BA in Politics from Princeton University and a MA in biological anthropology from George Washington University.

She has served on the Board of Directors of Historic Congressional Cemetery, and advisory boards for the White House Historical Association, The Historical Society of Washington DC, and the federal Suffrage Centennial Commission. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, three sons, and a long-eared hound dog. Rebecca’s next book is a biography of Edith Wilson.