Introducing Karen A. Snyder, M.S. When Karen Snyder walks into your workplace, she brings a unique blend of skill, knowledge, and personality. You might first think, "Well, she’s not tall," and you’d be right. But, five minutes later, you’ll experience her heightened energy, intuitive focus, and almost uncanny ability to help you identify just what you need to grow your employees. When you hire her, she’ll work with you to design just the right program for your organization, whether that involves making a presentation, developing a course, or facilitating a group. With more than 20 years in the speaking and training profession, Karen is a highly skilled and interactive facilitator. Her warm, enthusiastic style immediately puts her audience at ease. Participants appreciate her authenticity and empathy, and enjoy laughing with her at the humor and contradictions inherent in many organizations. Employees leave her sessions with information, insight, and practice in skills that make them better communicators and co-workers. Karen has a master’s degree in organizational development from Johns Hopkins University, and an undergraduate degree in industrial psychology from the University of Virginia. She has been accepted as a full member of the National Speakers Association, and is on the Leadership Council of the Washington, DC Chapter. As Karen promotes balance in her programs, she tries to achieve it in her life. The mother of three, she is an active member of the parent-teacher associations at three schools. She is heard internationally as a boisterous supporter of all functions featuring her children. She and her husband love biking, gardening, dancing, and reading. Sometimes, but not often, she gets tired.