Benjamin Rogers is the Director for Middle East and North Africa Initiatives with the American Jewish Committee's Department of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs. In his capacity, Rogers supports AJC's diplomatic outreach, policymaking, and Middle East advocacy. Rogers' work regularly takes him to countries across the Arab world, including Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Oman, and the UAE, where he cultivates relationships with political, business, and civil society leaders. Rogers represents AJC worldwide in private briefings with foreign ministries, congressional leaders, and premier universities. Publicly, he regularly engages with international think tanks and news outlets. Rogers has held positions at the Israel Policy Forum, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle East and African Studies, United Nations Development Programme, and Capitol Hill. He holds an M.A. from Tel Aviv University in public policy and Israeli politics and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in political anthropology and archeology. Rogers is a member of Brandeis University's Crown Center for Middle East Studies and the Brookings Institution's Center for Middle East Policy inaugural 2021-2022 future leader's symposium.