Karen R. Young is a consultant and coach focused on inclusion as an innovative and strategic lever for business results. As a former inclusion executive she led enterprise-wide, multi-year inclusion business strategies and has extensive experience in developing inclusion as a leadership capability.
Karen holds a Master of Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Barrington College. She was the recipient of the 2016 Carl Sciortino Ally award from the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition and has received the Compassion, Courage and Professionalism Award from the Northeast Human Resources Association. Karen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Boston Alliance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth (BAGLY), the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Pride In Our Workplace and is a Member of the Perkins School for the Blind Corporation.