Karen believes in the power of philanthropy, generosity, and service. She built her career around these passions not only as a major and principal gift officer, speaker, trainer, teacher, consultant, and coach but also as a donor, volunteer, and board member.
Nationally and internationally recognized, Karen receives invitations from all over the United States and the world. For 18 of her 42 professional years, she held leadership positions at colleges and universities. For the past 24 years, Karen served first as President and now as Senior Strategist at The Osborne Group.
For the past eleven years, Karen served as an adjunct faculty member for Johns Hopkins University graduate certificate program in nonprofit management.
Karen enjoys a rich volunteer life. The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded Karen the Crystal Apple for Outstanding Teaching and Public Speaking and the Ashmore Award for Outstanding Service to the Profession. She serves on the board of Easterseals Florida, continues to volunteer for CASE as well as local charities.
Karen is also a novelist. Getting It Right, Akashic Books was published in June 2017. Her new novel, Tangled Lies, Black Rose Writing, launches July 22, 2021.
Contact her at Karen@theosbornegroup.com or 914-428-7777. Visit www.theosbornegroup.com for FREE podcasts, blog posts, videos, and tools. Follow Karen on Twitter @kareneosborne. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Watch her on YouTube and subscribe to her channel.
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