Karen Bouris Managing Director

Karen Bouris is the Managing Director of the Plant Power Task Force. A former publisher, editor-in-chief, curator and non-profit executive director, Bouris’ work has always circled around the environment, social justice and the arts. Using media as a tool for movement building, she has designed national campaigns with groups such as Moveon.org, Blue Frontier and the National Council of Women’s Organizations. She has also launched hundreds of book campaigns, including a dozen New York Times bestsellers at HarperCollins and other independent publishers. She was the Founding Executive Director of The Merwin Conservancy, where she established an environmental and arts sanctuary, created a supporting endowment and produced an award-winning PBS documentary on W.S. Merwin. She has also provided content and strategy for PeopleSoft, Cisco, Women.com, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, TEDxMaui and Spirituality & Health magazine, among others. Bouris is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

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