Planner I & Outreach Specialist
Karen Chen works as a Planner I and Outreach Specialist at Assedo. Her duties include developing community outreach materials and strategies.
Karen brings to Assedo a wide range of nonprofit sector experience. She also has multiple years of experience executing education programming for large conferences related to sustainable planning and construction. She is a LEED Green Associate and is currently in graduate school for urban planning.
EDUCATION: Master of Professional Studies, Urban & Regional Planning, Georgetown University, Expected Graduation 2022; Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies, Minor in Studio Arts, University of Pittsburgh, 2017
FUN FACTS: I grew up in Newark, Delaware, and I’m now living in Washington, D.C. I enjoy hanging out with my dog, Sam, cooking, going to museums, and making clay jewelry and other crafts.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– Soren Kierkegaard