President & Founder
Administrative and Operations Coordinator
Marketing and Social Media Coordinator
As a marketing graduate of the University of California, Riverside, Karen has devoted herself to organizations and causes that exist to serve underrepresented communities. In her time she has worked in the civil rights and education industries and has also developed a passion for travel. Karen has also led discussions on self empowerment in schools across Japan and provided humanitarian disaster relief abroad. She hopes to continue using her skills to engage communities and bring awareness to resources and important causes. Most importantly, she’s mother to a kitty named Maru and hopes to adopt many more animals in the future.
Events and Volunteer Coordinator
Emily's background is in research within the biotechnology industry with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and a Masters degree in Biotechnology. As the Events & Volunteer Coordinator, , Emily manages organizational and event volunteers, and is the community liaison for event vendors and sponsors. She is enthusiastic about the organization, and is excited to play a role in the success of Rescue Express.