About Me

Karen D. King is an author; speaker; scientist; mom; Navy Veteran., and an award winning leader. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry developing novel medicines for life-interrupting illnesses including Cancer, Maternal Health, Rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and rare diseases.   

A  scientist and Regulatory Sr. Director honored as one of Diversity MBA’s Top 100 Leaders under 50, Karen tells us in her first book King Mentality how controlling her thoughts led her from growing up in poverty to becoming a successful leader, scientist, and mom of four.

She mentors and develops people to reach their highest potential.  She has multiple degrees across many disciplines including biology, human resources, and business.  She was born and raised in New York City and currently resides in Chicago, IL.