Karen's professional passion is to help people expand and apply their knowledge and achieve their learning goals. Drawing upon her years of experience as an international business and learning consultant, Karen now teaches Spanish in the Languages Programs at UWM-SCE. Her former corporate clients described her as insightful, inspiring, expert and passionate to help them achieve their objectives. Karen brings that same excellence and commitment to her Spanish teaching, combining her dual passions for Spanish and facilitating adult learning.
Karen has lived in Mexico, and worked and traveled there and in South America, as well as in the U.S., Europe and Asia. She creates a collaborative, lively and productive learning experience, engaging participants to learn, share and practice their new skills. People who study Spanish with Karen are extremely positive about the experience. Their feedback and continuing study in our Spanish programs affirm the value and commitment Karen delivers in her work with her students.
Karen has an undergraduate business degree from UW-LaCrosse and earned her M.B.A. from Marquette University. She's certified in creative problem solving and organization culture assessment by Creative Problem Solving Group in Buffalo. She is certified in performance coaching by InsideOut Development in Utah. Karen is an active LinkedIn networker, and participates in groups for training, facilitation, Spanish and international business.