FORA.tv Speaker - Karen Sherman
Karen Sherman is the Chief Operating Officer at Women for Women International. She provides strategic management and oversight of the organizationâ€™s operations in line with the organization's mission of serving women survivors of war and conflict.
Ms. Sherman implements the organizationâ€™s vision and strategic direction by galvanizing new initiatives and special projects that focus on womenâ€™s economic, political and social empowerment.
Ms. Sherman has 20 years of multi-faceted international development experience specializing in the design, implementation and management of technical and financial assistance programs that target women, entrepreneurs and non-governmental organizations. Prior to joining Women for Women International, Ms. Sherman served as Executive Vice President of Counterpart International. She also launched and managed a small business in the former Soviet Union, identifying new entrepreneurial opportunities and partners throughout the region.
Ms. Sherman is proficient in Russian and has a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Studies from the George Washington University.
10.24.06 | 00:57:09 min
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