For 40 years Karen has devoted her focus to adults & youth in education, non-profits, private industry & faith communities on behalf of their whole-hearted wish to evolve.

She cultivates mindsets, identities, behaviors & environments that create openings & offers healing. Addressing equity, belonging, trust & relationships is a consistent heart song.


Engaging Youth Peer Network Retreat Follow Up Call

Posted on May 12, 2021 by Tiffany Kelly, Karen Weatherford

Join Tiffany Kelly and Karen Weatherford for a follow-up check-in and support about engaging youth in learning and conversations about structure and systematic racism. Don’t forget to check out the handout and presentation from our last call posted below. Related Resources Social Justice Philanthropy Toolkit (Andrus Family Fund)  Podcast: How the AFF Board is Meeting the Moment (Andrus Family Fund)… Read More

Engaging Youth Peer Network Retreat

Posted on February 12, 2021 by Sophy Yem, Kaitlin Miles, Shawn Escoffery, Tiffany Kelly, Karen Weatherford, Alexis Marion, Michelle Knapik, Neil Gobioff

Join your peers for a virtual retreat on supporting youth grantmakers and family members within your family and foundation. We will spend time on the following areas: Timely Peer Connections: How has your foundation changed plans in 2020 and 2021? Are you working more with your youth grantmakers or cancelling some plans due to remote learning fatigue? Race and Equity:… Read More