Karen has been working with the OECD since 2009 focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and finance including impact investment, the role of private finance for sustainable development and impact measurement. She is also an Associate Fellow at Said Business School at Oxford University and a Visiting Lecturer at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. Karen is the Founder of GV Partners and a board member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) in addition to serving on other boards and advisory roles. She received, with honors, a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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