Karen started at the Raben Group in 2016 as a Senior Associate. Karen supports clients through in-depth research, writing, and event coordination. Karen joins the Raben Group from Los Angeles. There she worked at Liberty Hill Foundation, a public foundation supporting community organizing and advocates at the frontlines of change. With Liberty Hill, Karen managed a campaign geared toward improving outcomes for boys and men of color and developed competency in coalition-building, local policy engagement, and leadership development.
Karen works with a number of clients. Most notable include working with Green 2.0 to increase diversity in the mainstream environmental movement; supporting Union Theological Seminary in highlighting the role of faith in politics; and assisting the University of Chicago in convening civil rights leaders, scholars, and activists to discuss inequality in American cities. Karen’s pursuit of justice and creating a more equitable world inspires her to go the extra mile for any client.
Karen holds a master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship and Change and a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in International Studies, both from Pepperdine University.