Karen Bond

Director of Partnerships and Outreach
University of Maryland, The Judge Alexander Williams Policy Center College Park, Maryland

Karen Bond brings more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit management, leadership, and organizational development experience to Invest in Girls. In January 2017, she became the third executive director of Boys Hope Girls Hope (BHGH) of Baltimore. Prior to joining BHGH, Ms. Bond served as senior director of external relations for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. She recently completed her term as President of Executive Alliance , an organization focused on accelerating the success and leadership of accomplished women by expanding their impact and influence through advocacy, education, and mentorship. 

Active in Baltimore’s education and philanthropic community, Ms. Bond has served on the boards of the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Maryland Association of Non-profits, Friends School, Meals on Wheels, Duke University Project Engage, and the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Board. She brings a high level of energy and experience to helping boards add women directors and increase diversity within their organizations. Ms. Bond received an AB in English and political science from Duke University and an MS in applied behavior science from John Hopkins University.