Keynote Addresses

Karen Renae Owens is a keynote speaker who has already delivered speeches to high-profile national nonprofits, global churches and multinational corporations. Karen is a globetrotting consultant who has lived in 4 countries, 10 US-cities and traveled to over 20 countries across 5 continents. She uses her GPS: Global Perspective Synergy© to inspire, inform and ignite audiences across the world to actualize their unique personal and professional success. She spent a decade working for multinational Fortune 500 corporations and the latter few working for nonprofits including President Clinton’s Foundation in New York City and several countries in Africa.

Previous keynote addresses have included the following topics:

  • Innovation and Youth Entrepreneurship 
  • Faith-based Nonprofit Strategies
  • Corporate Social Reinvestment Strategies
  • Leadership Development
  • Small Business Strategies
  • Women Leadership
  • Youth Leadership

A native Bostonian and die-hard Celtics fan, Karen is a graduate of Howard University, Duke University and New York University. Her passion is working in developing countries with the most impoverished people whereby she learns something new from them each and every day. Karen epitomizes global leadership and is able to connect the dots for her audience.



"With a dynamic background that is steeped in Corporate America, social service, international travel, and personal faith, Karen Owens provides an inspirational message that is relevant and desperately needed in these very trying economic times. Hearing her speak of her own remarkable pathway to success will no doubt provide motivation and direction to a variety of audiences.”   Yohance Maqubela, Chief Operating Officer, Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science 

"Passionate, insightful, compelling and enthusiastic are just a few words that affirmatively characterize Karen Renae Owens and her warm, engaging delivery. Karen, steeled by her deeply rooted faith, not only reaches her audiences but incites personal introspection and lively dialogue."  Harris Bostic II, Senior Advisor, Abyssinian Development Corporation, Harlem NY

“I had the privilege of working with and getting to know Karen at the Clinton Foundation where she worked on both our domestic initiatives and our global health initiative in Lesotho. She was an asset to our Foundation team, both substantively and as a role model and mentor to other staff members. Karen draws upon her experiences, coupled with her business background, global perspective, and dedication to helping others, in motivating and inspiring others as a speaker.” Bruce Lindsey, Chief Executive Officer, William J. Clinton Foundation

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