Karen Bulthuis

Vice President, National Program Operations

As Senior Director, National Program 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.


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Per Scholas Named 2021 Nicholas Kristof Holiday Impact Prize Honoree

Per Scholas is proud to be among this year’s honorees for Nicholas Kristof’s Holiday Impact Prize. Additionally, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $2.0M, thanks to generous individuals from Jane Street.

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