Karen Bulthuis

Sr. Vice President, Training Operations

As Senior Vice President, Training Operations, Karen manages Per Scholas’ training budget and program operations.

Prior to Per Scholas, Karen worked for a decade with NGOs in New York, Liberia and Washington DC on a range of economic development models including microfinance, sustainable investing and women’s economic empowerment. Karen holds an M.B.A. from The George Washington University and a B.A. in English and Philosophy from Calvin College. Karen hails from the Pacific Northwest and – after working in our Bronx office for five years – now works remotely from Seattle where she spends her time hiking with her dog and trying to keeping up with all the book clubs.


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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