Class of 2019
Chicago, IL, USA
- BS, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Karen was most recently an experienced manager at Accenture Consulting, specializing in business intelligence, information technology strategy, and software delivery. She spent nine years working with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices companies to design solutions that would achieve business objectives. Karen’s industry experience includes the life-sciences and nonprofit sectors. In her recent work, she consulted for a health nonprofit in Kenya in order to commercialize its mobile learning platform for community health workers. During this project, she oversaw the transformation and relaunch of the product as a sustainable social enterprise. Karen is passionate about social impact, working in development, design methods, and sustainable business models.