With over 28 years nonprofit management experience, Karen previously was Executive Director of the Lambi Fund of Haiti and the Global Education Fund. She is currently managing partner of Ashmore Duval Consulting, providing advice and guidance to international and domestic NGOs. She is donating her time as the Executive Director of Just Global Partners. Karen is a former board chair of Grantmakers without Borders and earned a Master’s Degree in Global Studies from the University of Denver. She has cultivated a long term relationship with the leaders of Just Global Partners’ two major partners: Alex Zizinga of Umoja East Africa Fund Uganda and John Mwangi Ndungu of Umoja East Africa Fund Kenya.