Karen Harper Vice President & Executive Coordinator, STEM Diversity Campaign, Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST)

Karen Harper

Karen Harper is the Vice President and Executive Coordinator of the STEM Diversity Campaign for Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST). A manager at NASA for over a decade, she also served as Director of STEM Integration for the Secretary of Defense, and coordinated the Department of Defense’s first STEM Diversity Summit, leading to the creation of the STEM Diversity Campaign.┬áHarper has a Masters in Administration from Central Michigan University and Bachelors in Communication from Wright State University.