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Karen Townsend, Ph.D.

KTownsend Consulting
Dayton, Ohio
"As an organizational development consultant, I believe that all PROFESSIONAL development is PERSONAL development. I am passionate about working with leaders who understand the importance of, and are committed to developing their people. I help leaders align their organizations by maximizing their talent." Dr. Karen

Karen M.R. Townsend, Ph.D. is president and CEO of KTownsend Consulting. With expertise in leadership development, 21st Century diversity and personal excellence, Dr. Karen educates, motivates and inspires leaders across the country to be their best—both personally and professionally. Dr. Karen is also the founder of About My Sisters—an organization “on a mission to empower one million women and girls!” For over two decades, Dr. Karen has helped women to achieve “life balance” by assisting them in discovering their true passions so that they live their lives “on purpose.” Her annual empowerment conference—SISTER TO SISTER—will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary in September and has been recognized as one of the longest running women’s conferences in the United States.

Dr. Karen is a highly sought-after speaker and author of the bestselling book "It All Started When I Stopped Using Lotion: One Woman’s Journey From Chaos to Calm." Through the pages of her book, Dr. Townsend encourages women to make themselves a priority and to “Take their TiME: Time for ME!”
Dr. Karen serves organizations across country that are committed to equipping their professionals with the tools and skills needed to lead...confidently.