With 20 years of progressively complex Human Resources experience, Karen is currently the Director of Human Resources for Rubicon Programs, a large nonprofit in Northern California. Prior to Rubicon, Karen served on the Executive Team at Bay Area Beverage, and taught “Introduction to Human Capital Analytics” for the University of California-Berkeley Extension’s Human Resources Certification. A training and development expert, Karen has traveled throughout the United States running learning programs and coaching executives on how best to manage, recruit, and retain a diverse workforce. She has a Master of Science degree in Organization Development and the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. With strong presentation skills and a proven ability to make seemingly mundane material come alive, Karen is especially skilled in group facilitation and developing adult learning programs — in the classroom and via webinars.