Center for Wildlife Ethics is pleased to announce that experienced wildlife and environmental advocate Karen Purves has joined the organization’s Board of Directors.
Karen contributes to CWE's life-saving mission in a variety of ways. In addition to serving as a board member, Karen brings a creative and strategic perspective to the organization's various initiative and provides expertise in communication and engagement with the wildlife advocacy community as well as external audiences.
Karen brings a diverse and practical set of skills to CWE, which she has developed working with local government, in the non-profit sector, and in founding her own organizations. While she has spent much of her career specializing in communications, she has a great deal of experience advancing environmental and sustainability initiatives, working in animal protection, and coaching and curriculum development. Based in Las Vegas, NV, Karen is an energizing and award-winning public speaker and is internationally-recognized for her work at her company, innovative impact.
In her well-rounded career, Karen has applied her Master's degree in Environmental Public Policy from the Claremont Graduate School. She is also a graduate of Pepperdine University, where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in business administration.