Karen Arrington is an award-winning author, women’s empowerment expert + global philanthropist + winner of a 2020 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for her book Your Next Level Life: 7 Rules of Power, Confidence and Opportunity for Black Women In America. Karen’s coaching, mentoring + philanthropic work spans over 100,000 hours of service — including her position as a Goodwill Ambassador to Sierra Leone, her work as the co- founder of the first Diabetes Awareness Day in West Africa, and her role as the founder of The Miss Black USA Pageant.
Karen has personally mentored over 1,000 women guiding them into powerful careers in media, business, medicine + law — transcending hardship, + financial limitations, and transforming their lives + communities. Karen recently launched Boss Society, a global mentoring organization for ambitious women ready to step into their next level life. Karen is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc and resides in Washington, DC.