Karen O.

United States


An experienced global health professional, I am passionate about collaborative design and problem-solving. I have strong skills in program management, donor relationships and proposal development, health system strengthening, strategic planning and team oversight. I am committed to women and girls' health and empowerment and for years have designed and implemented reproductive health programs in countries across Asia and Africa. I am a trusted and valued partner in cross-cultural settings and enjoy working with other committed professionals, using both creative analysis and humor to build strong programs and achieve effective results. I am solution-oriented and practical, with proven abilities in: * collaborative program design and management * developing new approaches * insightful and enthusiastic problem-solving * building and sustaining partnerships * team development and leadership Primary countries of experience include: India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Ghana. For further information, please contact me at otseak@gmail.com


  • reproductive health
  • development
  • architecture / design
  • gender
  • human rights
  • nepal
  • kenya
  • india
  • ghana
  • zambia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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