Karen has traveled the globe for education, work and pleasure visiting more than 50 countries from Peru to Bhutan to Tanzania. Travel is not just her job, it's her passion. When traveling she loves exploring the local food scene - especially local markets and grocery stores. In addition to travel Karen enjoys scuba diving, hiking, photography and walks in off-leash dog parks with her 2 Brittanys. She received her MBA in International Management and Strategic Studies from the Lauder Institute of the Wharton School of Business and her BA and MA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.