The Women’s Giving Circle is thrilled to introduce it’s new Chair, Karen Powell. Karen is a Founder, owner and CEO of a franchise decorating design business. She’s also an author, subject-matter expert, coach, teacher, mentor and professional interior decorating designer. Karen has a passion for business, particularly small business, and as an entrepreneur brings 30+ years of experience and expertise in the home furnishings industry. From solopreneur to creating and founding a franchise company, leading through challenging times, and adapting to changing environments all with an eye and desire to provide value for clients and colleagues. Karen is excited to take on an additional leadership role as the new Chair of the Women’s Giving Circle. She is aptly suited to parlay her management and people skills into her new role as chair to oversee and grow this dedicated group of women leaders and help the group effect maximum positive impact within the community. Join The Circle And Create Lasting Impact! Women are effective collaborators and give generously to make a difference in their communities. The Women’s Giving Circle makes the most of both of those qualities, bringing people together to learn about issues affecting women and girls in our region to join their resources and to make grants that will improve lives. To learn more about joining the Women’s Giving Circle visit: