An accomplished writer, editor and events producer, Karen has worked as a freelancer for leading publishing, digital media, corporate, and educational companies including Techonomy, Fortune, Forbes, paidContent, the Harvard Business Review, Time Inc., FedEx, Business Insider, and the American Museum of Natural History. Before that, Karen served as editorial director of conferences at Forbes and Harvard Business School Publishing, was a marketing writer for JP Morgan, and spent four years as associate editor of Across the Board (now The Conference Board Review). Karen’s writing also appears on her blog,