Dorka has been a leader in the women’s movement for the last two decades. She is a founder of EMERGE AMERICA, the premier training program for Democratic women who plan to run for political office. She has been appointed three times and currently serves on the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women chairing the Justice & Courage Domestic Violence Project. She was also the West Coast Director of Voters For Choice, the largest non-partisan, independent pro-choice political action committee in the U.S.
Dorka also works in the arts. She is currently completing ECO AMAZONS, the first illustrated book on American women environmentalists with photographs by Colin Finlay to be published in 2011. She is the producer and host of the arts and culture radio and internet program, KEEHN ON ART (keehnonart.com.) She installed in 2008, The Language of the Birds, a solar powered permanent sculpture commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Commission, that was voted one of the best public artworks in the United States by Americans for the Arts. As a filmmaker, she has produced several films for television including the two-time Emmy award winning documentary, OF CIVIL WRONGS AND RIGHTS: The Fred Korematsu Story (PBS POV 2001.