Karen founded and chairs Network of Engaged International Donors (NEID) Global, a network of 180+ globally focused philanthropists, foundations, and impact investors. In addition, Karen serves on the boards of Women Moving Millions, Groundswell International, MCE Social Capital, Millennium Campus Network, and the Haiti Development Institute, as well as on the Leadership Council of Oxfam America. Karen also serves on the board of non-profit Build Health International, founded by her husband Jim, which builds health care infrastructure in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. In her early years, Karen worked for reproductive health and rights non-profits. Karen is a graduate of Wellesley College, Andover Newton Theological School and the Non-Profit Management and Leadership Program at Boston. Together Karen and Jim have raised four young adult children and live in Essex, MA.