Karen is responsible for graduate student internship & career placement, career counseling & assessment and the development and delivery of workshops and seminars to promote career readiness. She is responsible for industry relations: building strong bonds with prospective employers, professional communities and associations.
Karen brings more than 25 years of information technology industry experience to her role in the Computational Finance and Risk Management (CFRM) program. Karen has held positions as a Systems Engineer at IBM Corporation; Assistant VP & Manager, Technology Development at Security Pacific Bank; Director of Marketing at an Internet start-up and as an Implementation Consultant at Allscripts Healthcare.
She was co-captain of Women’s Track & Field, at Harvard University. Outside of Lewis Hall, Karen can be found playing tennis, learning to fly fish and enjoying the Seattle food scene.