Audrey Henderson is the founder and owner of Knowledge Empowerment, a socially conscious and sustainability-oriented independent writing, research and policy analysis consulting practice based in Chicagoland with a local, national and international client base. She holds an M.A. in Sociology and a J.D., both from NorthwesternUniversity. She created and manages Sustainable Urban Development, an online community devoted to promoting sustainability in the built environment, with more than 1500 members on the business networking website LinkedIn. Audrey Henderson is also a former guest blogger for JustMeans, and has been published in tcrBLOG, the blog for the Chicago Reporter, and in the webzine for Transitions Abroad.