Director of Human ResourcesCompany: Rubicon Programs
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Putting the EQ in Equity: How a White Supremacy Culture Is Hijacking Your Organizational Intentions
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With 20 years of progressively complex human resources experience, Karen Elkins Cohen is currently director of Human Resources for Rubicon Programs. Prior to Rubicon, she served on the executive team at Bay Area Beverage, and taught “Introduction to Human Capital Analytics” for the University of California–Berkeley Extension Human Resources Certification. A training and development expert, Karen has traveled throughout the United States running learning programs and coaching executives on how best to manage, recruit and retain a diverse workforce.
Karen has a Master of Science degree in organization development from the University of San Francisco and the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. With strong presentation skills and a proven ability to make seemingly mundane material come alive, she is especially skilled in group facilitation and developing adult learning programs—in the classroom and on webinars.