Ken Ross – Founder and President

EKR President, Ken Ross

Ken Ross, son of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, is the founder of the EKR Foundation (2006) and President (2006-2013 & 2018-Present). He also served on the board of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Center from 1989-2005. Ken was the principal care provider for his mother in the last 9 years of her life until her passing in 2004.

His responsibilities include handling over 80 publishers of Dr. Kübler-Ross’ work in 44 languages, public relations, copyright & trademark issues, developing international Kübler-Ross chapters, creating strategic partnerships, as well as developing her archives.  While growing up, he traveled with her extensively while on her numerous foreign trips witnessing her lectures and workshops. Ken has lectured on his mother’s legacy for hospices and various conferences in South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. There are several film projects that Ken is currently a consultant on including a major motion picture, a television series and various documentaries, both foreign and domestic. He has done live lecture appearances on his mother’s legacy in fifteen countries around the world.

Ken is proud to serve on the board of directors for Open to Hope, as well as being on the advisory council of the Humane Prison Hospice Project.

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A professional photographer by trade, he has photographed 109 countries.

Author, Real Taste of Life: A Journal by Ken Ross and Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, 2002

Tea with Elisabeth by: Ken Ross, Fern Stewart Welch, and Rose Winters, 2009

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