Executive Team

Karen Miller

Global Head, Leadership & Diversity Programs

Karen Miller is the Global Head, Leadership & Diversity Programs for Women’s World Banking, the global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources they require to achieve security and prosperity. Ms. Miller joined Women’s World Banking in 2012 to lead the communications, advocacy and peer learning for the organization. In 2019, she began driving the Leadership & Diversity line of business, including the flagship Leadership & Diversity for Innovation Program and Leadership & Diversity Program for Regulators. Most recently, Ms. Miller worked as a brand strategist in Kenya for ZanaAfrica, a nonprofit addressing root causes of gender inequality. Prior to her work in Kenya, Karen held senior marketing roles at Xerox and LexisNexis. Early in her career, Karen designed public health campaigns in her role at Ogilvy PR as well as PR programs for technology clients at GCI Group.

Karen holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from Duke University.

Previous Speaking Engagements:

  • Alliance for Financial Inclusion Global Policy Forum (Kigali, Rwanda, 2019; Sochi, Russia, 2018; Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 2017)
  • Making Finance Work for Women Summit (Singapore, 2019)
  • US Chamber of Commerce International Women’s Day (Washington, DC, 2019)
  • Money 20/20 Asia (Singapore, 2019)
  • 2nd Asia Finance Forum (Manila, Philippines, 2017)
  • Brookings Institute Banking and Technology Access (Washington, DC, 2015) (video)