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Karen Bulthuis

Senior Director, National Program Operations

As Senior Director, National Program Operations, Karen manages Per Scholas' training program budget across eight sites. Previously, she managed the New York training program development portfolio as Director of Development, New York.

Prior to Per Scholas, Karen worked for a decade with NGOs in New York, Liberia and Washington DC on a range of economic development projects 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 lives near Prospect Park, Brooklyn where she spends a lot of time with her dog.