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Karen Hester

About Karen Hester

Karen Hester, JD, LL.M. in Taxation, has more than 10 years of experience working in diversity and inclusiveness. In 2015, she was named a Diversity Champion by NALP's Diversity & Inclusion Section, which recognized 11 individuals nationally. She is an accomplished trainer, presenter, facilitator, and industry leader on the topic of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Karen is a former practicing attorney and the former Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Kansas School of Law. She has multiple degrees: a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, an M.S. in student personnel and counseling, and a B.S. in mathematics from Kansas State University. Karen is currently the Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Legal Inclusiveness, based in Denver, CO.

Change: Moving Forward By Looking Back

Former President Barack Obama campaigned on "Change you can believe in" while President Donald Trump advocated for change by making "America Great Again."  Regardless of where you land on the political spectrum, change is hard to come by.  So when it comes to diversity and inclusion (D/I), with all the initiatives, training and public support [...]

2017-05-30T15:04:19-07:00By |Articles|
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