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Motivating audiences for over 20 years, Karen leads attendees to discover and understand the importance of their own unique piece to life's puzzle; identifying purpose, being a positive influencer, overcoming negativity, being bold and avoiding procrastination.
Each of these topics can be a presentation of its own or used in any combination for an entire program. They can strengthen corporate culture, reduce turnover, increase communication, encourage continuing education, foster focus, create a fertile breeding ground for connectivity, responsibility and leadership.
A popular breakout session or interactive activity is working in small teams to create handcrafted security blankets that were inspired by Project Linus. This is fun and empowering exercise that can meet an event's networking and philanthropic activity agenda with no experience and minimal material budget necessary.
An autographed copy of Karen's book Working for Peanuts: The Project Linus Story makes a memorable swag item for attendees.
Some of the organizations that have enjoyed this presentation include Key Bank, Kohl's, Girl Scouts of America, Association of Healthcare Documentation, Colorado Festival and Events Association, Daniels College of Business, Metro State University, Wingate University, High Plains Library District, Harrison Medical Center (Bremerton, WA), Douglas County Schools, Douglas County Library, Araphoe County Library District and West Custer County Library District.
Karen is the Founder and Denver Coordinator of Project Linus- a nonprofit that in 21 years has delivered over 6.3 million handmade security blankets to seriously ill and traumatized children around the globe. She is the Executive Director of Denver Speakers Bureau and on the Founding Board of H.I.P.S. (Hide in Plain Sight) - helping homeless students attain advanced education at colleges and vocational facilities. She is a certified Relationship Education Specialist and earned her Masters Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University. She is a veteran Firefighter and EMT with Rattlesnake Fire Protection District, enjoys hiking and biking with her husband Gary and is an avid Kombucha brewer.
- Ten Outstanding Young Americans
- Oprah's Angel
- JC Penney's Golden Rule Award