Karen Jenkins is the Managing Principal of Development4Good LLC, a consulting firm specializing in fundraising, public affairs, and board development for NGOs and non-profit organizations. Karen worked in Zambia for 7 years and traveled extensively on the continent of Africa.
Karen is a founding board member of the New Haven Coalition for Active Transportation and served as chair of the Mayor's Taskforce on Bike Education in New Haven. Karen is an appointed member of the New Haven Historic District Commission and a partner with SVP-CT. Karen's previous board service includes chair of the Board of the Directors of the League of American Bicyclists and chair of the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition (NJBWC).
Other board service includes the New Brunswick (NJ) Ciclovia, International Education Research Foundation (IERF), Model UN/HBCU of the United Nations Association, and Minnesota International Health Volunteers. Karen has published articles on international education, international development, biking and walking. She is also a League Cycling Instructor (LCI). Karen has a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University. Her undergraduate work was at Fisk University.