MaKara Rumley, Esq.

MaKara Rumley is the Principal at Hummingbird, a firm that specializes in crisis management, community outreach, and environmental consulting.  She was formerly Senior Advisor at the EPA, Region 4, where she advised the Administrator on State, Local, and Community Engagement.  Mrs. Rumley uses her experience from being an environmental justice attorney and activist to ensure the EPA addressed the priorities of communities in their environmental engagement.  

She is a graduate of George Washington University Law School and received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College. She has clerked for a 6th Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Maryland and managed her own successful law practice. Her interest in the nexus between human rights and Mother Nature began early in her career during her work with Amnesty International and The National Geographic Society. She continues to be committed to the right of all people to live in an environment free from disproportionate health burdens created by pollution.

MaKara Rumley, Esq. Hummingbird Founder & CEO

MaKara Rumley, Esq.

Hummingbird Founder & CEO

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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