In her twenty-year career, Karen has mounted large theater productions, worked on local and regional political campaigns, managed fundraising teams and lobbied at the World Health Assembly in Geneva on international policy. For the last eight years, she’s been consulting with nonprofit organizations on the creative and strategic use of technology for social change.
Karen has partnered with organizations such as Greenpeace, SEIU, and The Mountaineers, helping them think through their best and most critical engagement opportunities and challenges. She is expert at shepherding clients through big changes to engagement and mobilization practices as well as the adoption of technology to power those practices. In her past lives, she was the Director of Client Strategy at Groundwire, the Development Director for Corporate Accountability International, Managing Director of Washington Conservation Voters, and Producer and General Manager of New City Theater.