Founder and COO of Threads Worldwide and Director of Strategic Partnerships for Emerging Women. She is a proud wife and mother of two girls.
Kara Wiegand is a founder of Threads Worldwide, a social enterprise that provides life-changing work to women around the world through the fair trade of artisan jewelry. Kara also serves as the Director of Strategic Partnership of Emerging Women, an organization that exists to support and inspire women to express themselves authentically through the work that they do. She has over 12 years experience in the non-profit sector with a focus on business development, sponsorship, accounting and finance. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University, and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver. She is a proud wife and mother of two beautiful young girls who inspire her daily to be courageous and honor her passions.