Karen joined the Lawson Foundation in 2013. In her role as Program Director & Grants Management, she leads the Miggsie Fund and is responsible for overseeing the grant database and ensuring compliance with grant specifications and requirements. A firm believer that obstacles are merely adventures waiting to be explored, she looks for unique opportunities to share her knowledge, time and skills with her community. Committed to giving back, she enjoys meeting new people, hearing great stories and discovering ways to contribute to the success of those around her. Karen is passionate about animal welfare and travel.