Karen Showalter

Executive Chairman

Karen served as the Executive Director of Americans for Informed Democracy from 2010-2012, and orchestrated the relaunch/rebrand as AMP Global Youth. Karen is currently a Senior Campaign Director with a large national women’s organization, and has served as the Advocacy Manager for Oxfam International’s Education for All Campaign in Mali, a network strategist for Netcentric Campaigns, a Communications Coordinator for the Bank Information Center, and a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger. She has spoken about networks, new media, and social change at Ford Foundation, Connect US Fund, Miami-Dade College, True Spin, Millennium Campus Network, Physicians for Social Responsibility and numerous other conferences. She has a Masters in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. Karen is a Master Gardener in Pennsylvania and manages her small family farm in Ohio.